Archives : May, 2019

Top 10 Best Ground Cover Plants – Shrubs & Perennials

Top 10 Best Ground Cover Plants – Shrubs & Perennials

If you have a large area of the garden to cover or are simply looking for plants to fill in some gaps between larger plants, it’s important to find the

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Growing Heuchera – planting & care guide

Growing Heuchera – planting & care guide

Heuchera, also known as Coral bells are a traditional foliage plant but today brings with it many different varieties which come in the most amazing colours of any plants. Heuchera

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Growing Lupins – planting, taking basil cutting and care guide

Growing Lupins – planting, taking basil cutting and care guide

Lupin flowers are some of the most breathtaking of colours. They have stiff, erect spikes from which flowers are produced and the fan-shaped foliage emerges horizontally. The flowers are very

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Top 10 shrubs for clay soil – Our favourite picks

Top 10 shrubs for clay soil – Our favourite picks

Did you know there are many shrubs that thrive in clay soil but by improving clay soil just a little, you will have many more plants to choose from If

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Growing Sweet peas – Indoors & outdoors

Growing Sweet peas – Indoors & outdoors

Sweet peas are, as their name suggests, very sweet not only in production but in fragrance, however, it’s the annual varieties that are known for their amazing scent but you

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When to prune apple trees – Tips for easy pruning

When to prune apple trees – Tips for easy pruning

Apple trees should be pruned yearly, each winter when the tree has dropped all of its leaves for the winter, usually November to early March. You want to remove around

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How to prevent weeds from growing

How to prevent weeds from growing

A handful of tips to control the weeds in your garden before they become a problem Effective weed control is paramount to a proper garden and preventing weeds is much

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How to Prune Hydrangeas – the beginner’s guide

How to Prune Hydrangeas – the beginner’s guide

Hydrangeas are a beautiful and rewarding flower to have in your garden. They are the quintessence of spring with their large blooms and overflowing growth. Knowing when and how to

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Pruning plum trees – newly planted and established trees

Pruning plum trees – newly planted and established trees

If you have a plum tree it is a common question to wonder when you should prune. The issue here is that the answer is really contingent upon your goals.

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10 Best Trees For Small Gardens – Our favourite picks

10 Best Trees For Small Gardens – Our favourite picks

We think every garden should have a tree as they provide cover for wildlife, shade on a hot summers day and some can even provide edible fruits. The good news

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