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November 5, 2019

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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 put that energy into whatever comes next and its development. If there are older parts of the plants that aren’t producing fruit, that won’t stop your plant from still allocating energy to the development of that area. By getting rid of older parts, diseased parts,…

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, good care of raspberries can manifest in 5 or 6 years’ worth of good fruit. When to grow raspberries in containers There are two types of raspberry canes and the type you grow will determine when to plant them in your container. The first type…

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 in some time and effort come spring. Spring is the perfect time to get some tasks done like mowing the lawn, giving your grass something to eat, getting rid of some ugly weeds, and filling in those bare patches left behind from winter. A simple…

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 well-lit rooms and provide cleaner air in the process making them an ideal pot-grown indoor plant as well. Variety matters There are thousands of succulents from hardy outdoor types usually sold as rockery plants as well as more tender indoor varieties. They are further divided…

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 of succulent varieties out there the most popular of which include sedums, sempervivum, agaves, and aeoniums. No matter the variety succulents are grown typically in containers for their foliage and not for their flowers although some of the hardy rockery varieties do produce stunning flowers…

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, to begin with, so that you can familiarize yourself with its maintenance and general care before you move on to something more complicated and challenging. To help as a beginner, we’ve compiled this list of the best succulents that are easy to grow as long…

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 out and buying them from a nursery, not to mention it can be lots of fun. There are two ways that you can grow succulents from existing succulents. The first is using seed which can be a bit difficult. The second and more popular way…

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 outside or inside. They do very well against any drought because they store water in their sick, stunning leaves. However, they do not fare well when the weather turns cold, wet and damp. If you are growing succulents in the UK, even if you live…

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 lots of choices online from online sellers and nurseries. Succulents are diverse, trendy, and with the right amount of care will last a very long time. You can improve any indoor space be at your home or your office by simply adding a few succulents.…