Archives : November 5th, 2019

How and when to prune raspberries – summer and autumn fruiting varieties

How and when to prune raspberries – summer and autumn fruiting varieties

When you take the time to prune your raspberries, you will help to encourage better fruit production. Remember that every plant has a limited amount of energy and it will

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Growing raspberries in containers and pots

Growing raspberries in containers and pots

Raspberries can get quite expensive when you buy packs in the supermarket. But growing the canes yourself in containers can produce a high yield without the high cost. In fact,

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Spring lawn care and treatment guide

Spring lawn care and treatment guide

Having a stunning lawn will compliment all of your garden and really complete the overall look. The best way to make sure you have the perfect lawn is to put

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How to grow succulents in pots and containers

How to grow succulents in pots and containers

Succulents are outstanding container-grown plants. With their fleshy leaves, tolerance for drought, and an endless array of shapes/colours they offer something for everyone. What’s more, many succulents thrive indoors in

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How to grow succulents – the beginner’s guide

How to grow succulents – the beginner’s guide

Succulents offer a unique addition to any garden or home with fleshy, bright green leaves and a unique texture that no other plant affords. That said there are literally thousands

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Best succulents for beginners – Our top 8 picks for those new to growing succulents

Best succulents for beginners – Our top 8 picks for those new to growing succulents

Whether you are looking for the best succulent for yourself or you are trying to get a gift for a beginner gardener, it’s always great to choose an easy plant,

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How to grow succulents from cuttings

How to grow succulents from cuttings

If you have stunning succulents already growing in your home or your garden, you might be interested in making more plants from the ones you already have rather than going

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Overwintering succulents – the beginners guide to keep them looking amazing

Overwintering succulents – the beginners guide to keep them looking amazing

If you are growing succulents it’s important to protect them during the winter. Most succulents are very strong plants, especially those sold as rockery plants and many can be grown

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Growing succulents from seeds

Growing succulents from seeds

There are over 2,000 species of succulents so if you can’t find the ones you want from your local garden centre or nursery, consider growing from seeds as there are

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