Archives : October 8th, 2019

Growing magnolias in pots – the beginner’s guide

Growing magnolias in pots – the beginner’s guide

Magnolias can be found in evergreen or deciduous varieties. The deciduous varieties which lose their leaves come winter are much more common in gardens across the UK and they are

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Growing magnolias – Planting and care guide

Growing magnolias – Planting and care guide

Magnolias come in one of two forms, that of a shrub or a tree, and are either evergreen, however more often in the Uk, you see the deciduous varieties such

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Top 10 hardy plants for pots for outdoors

Top 10 hardy plants for pots for outdoors

For many people, outdoor spaces have become just as important as indoor spaces. Growing beautiful plants in pots is a way to extend the inviting space of the interior, to

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Growing chrysanthemums in pots and containers

Growing chrysanthemums in pots and containers

Chrysanthemums come in 50 different species, all native to East Asia, and they make for excellent flowers no matter where you plant them. In fact, chrysanthemums are the second most

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Growing peonies – Planting, general care, propagation and more

Growing peonies – Planting, general care, propagation and more

If you are looking for oversized blooms and a flamboyant yet stunning flowers, there are few plants out there that are more exciting than the peony.  Peonies thrive in rich,

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Growing peonies in pots

Growing peonies in pots

If you love peonies for the old-fashioned design, brilliant tones, and vigorous design, rest assured there is a way that you can grow the peony directly in pots which is

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How and when to prune tree peonies

How and when to prune tree peonies

If you have a tree peony, it requires very minimal pruning which is the good news. Still, it’s important to know how to prune your tree peony, when to prune,

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How to protect plants from frost and the winter weather

How to protect plants from frost and the winter weather

No matter what type of plant you have, cold winter weather especially as temperatures drop below freezing can cause serious damage. If you don’t make an effort to protect plants

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