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Gardening advice: Tips on how to protect tender exotic plants during winter months

If you've a tropical garden, your jungle plants will need some help surviving the cold winter. We look at five tender plants and how to save them

A ginger lily – once these showstoppers' leaves are caught by frost, cut them back to around 5cm (2in) above ground level and cover the crowns with a thick dry mulch
IF YOU'VE planted exotics in your garden to create that holiday feel, it's now time to cosy them up as summer fades, to help them survive winter. 1. Banana (Musa): Before frost has arrived, cut away [...]

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