Michaelmas daisies, or autumn asters, combine brilliantly with ornamental grasses, producing daisy-like flowers late into the year and offering a valuable supply of nectar for pollinating insects. Check out Monty Don's video guide to find out how to plant Michaelmas daisies and what conditions they need, and discover three beautiful varieties – the flat-topped aster (Aster umbellatus), Aster novi-belgii 'Purple Dome' and Aster (or Symphyotrichum) 'Little Carlow'.
Late-flowering chrysanths provide colour well into autumn and also make excellent cut flowers. With this half-price collection, you'll get nine plants for just £9 (normally £18) when you pre-order now for delivery next spring.
Help your garden birds with this special winter feed pack from Wiggly Wigglers, plus get a free suet block feeder with your order. Pack contains 3kg peanuts, 3kg seed, 10 suet balls and three suet blocks, all for just £19.95 (saving over £10).