Archives : November, 2015

Pruning Gooseberries – Pruning as bushes or wall trained cordon

Pruning Gooseberries – Pruning as bushes or wall trained cordon

Pruning and Training Gooseberries Gooseberries are an excellent soft fruit to grow. They will thrive in a full sun site in most soils, so are ideal for most gardens and

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Pruning Blackcurrants – How and when to prune to get the most fruit

Pruning Blackcurrants – How and when to prune to get the most fruit

Pruning blackcurrants Blackcurrant bushes are often considered hard to grow, yet this is not the case at all. They can be grown directly in the ground, but those of you

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Pyracantha ‘Golden Charmer’ – Growing and Care Tips

Pyracantha ‘Golden Charmer’ – Growing and Care Tips

Pyracantha ‘Golden Charmer’ An outstanding compact and bushy evergreen shrub that offers year round interest. This hardy evergreen shrub with sharp spiky branches and small dark glossy green leaves, produces clusters

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Growing Mahonia aquifolium Apollo – Oregon-grape

Growing Mahonia aquifolium Apollo – Oregon-grape

Mahonia Apollo This generally pest-free evergreen shrub is also know as the ‘Oregon Grape’ shrub. It is an excellent, vigorous, eye-catching shrub ideal for planting as a ground cover plant or in

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Pruning Berberis – Evergreen and Deciduous Barberries

Pruning Berberis – Evergreen and Deciduous Barberries

Berberis Pruning Berberis is also commonly known as the Barberry plant, and with over 500 different species it is found in nearly every country around the world. It can be

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Pruning Buddleia – When and how to prune for a better flowering plant

Pruning Buddleia – When and how to prune for a better flowering plant

Buddleia Pruning There is no mistaking the fragrant, spiked flowers of Buddleia davidii shrubs. Often available in an array of colours from the vibrant royal red flowers of ‘Royal Red, to the

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Leylandii – Your complete guide including growing tips, propagation and pruning

Leylandii – Your complete guide including growing tips, propagation and pruning

Leylandii – Cupressocyparis Wthout doubt the most popular hedging plant available in the UK with over 55 million already planted in hedge rows and a staggering 300,000 trees sold every year. They

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How to take cuttings – your complete guide

How to take cuttings – your complete guide

How to take cuttings, the complete guide Taking cuttings is a method that is used to propagate most types of plants and shrubs. It is usually the easiest and quickest

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How to take rose cutting – Step by step guide

How to take rose cutting – Step by step guide

How to take a rose cutting Rose cuttings are very easy to take but there are a few things you should know first. Most roses you buy from garden centres

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10 Small Evergreen Shrubs Perfect For All Season Interest

10 Small Evergreen Shrubs Perfect For All Season Interest

Small Evergreen Shrubs that offer ‘Year Round Interest’ Evergreen shrubs for anyone is not familiar with the term is a plant that does not drop its leaves for the winter like

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