Archives : May 2nd, 2019

How to kill Japanese knotweed – everything you need to know

How to kill Japanese knotweed – everything you need to know

Japanese knotweed is probably the most evasive weed in the UK, in the article we look at how to tackle it and eventually kill it using, tarps to shut out

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How to care for a lilac tree – the complete guide

How to care for a lilac tree – the complete guide

Almost everyone is a fan of lilacs, a beautiful shrub complete with canes and flowers coupled with a sweet scent. Moreover, lilacs come in seven different colours of flowers and

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Growing Hypericum Hidcote – the complete guide

Growing Hypericum Hidcote – the complete guide

The hypericum is one of about 400 plants only a handful of which are grown in the UK but in this post, we are going to focus on the Hidcote

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Clematis problems – what’s wrong with my clematis

Clematis problems – what’s wrong with my clematis

Clematis is one of the most popular climbing plants because it has beautiful flowers that provide a very eye-catching display for any garden. The plants are typically very easy to

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When to prune clematis

When to prune clematis

With any type of clematis, the purpose of regular pruning is to keep the plant in check and avoid flower production becoming a mess at the top of the plant.

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Pruning clematis montana – pruning group 1 clematis

Pruning clematis montana – pruning group 1 clematis

Regularly pruning your clematis will encourage better flowering and a stronger plant overall. It also helps to prevent the plant from growing out of control. If you fail to prune

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Clematis Pruning Group 3 – Be brave and prune hard

Clematis Pruning Group 3 – Be brave and prune hard

There are many types of clematis plants and if you have a clematis that falls in group three you need to make sure that you are properly pruning to get

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Clematis pruning group 2 – how & when to prune

Clematis pruning group 2 – how & when to prune

Proper pruning of a clematis encourages more flowers and stronger growth. It, in effect, keeps your plant from getting out of control in terms of its growth and manifesting in

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