Archives : March 20th, 2020

Dividing New Zealand Flax (Phormiums)

Dividing New Zealand Flax (Phormiums)

The New Zealand flax is a great evergreen shrub that can add a lot of shape and decoration to your garden. It’s a lovely plant that gives you architectural shape

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How and when to prune Phormiums (New Zealand Flax)

How and when to prune Phormiums (New Zealand Flax)

If you have a New Zealand flax evergreen shrub also known as a phormium, you can add a great deal of interest to your border garden or landscape and they

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Phormium mealybug pest and how to treat it

Phormium mealybug pest and how to treat it

Phormium mealybug is a pest that originates from New Zealand but is able to thrive in the UK outside, even in the winter which is unusual as all other types

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How to propagate Cornus by taking hardwood cuttings

How to propagate Cornus by taking hardwood cuttings

If you have a Cornus commonly known as dogwood, and it’s growing successfully but now you want more, you can always propagate by taking hardwood cuttings. Hardwood cuttings get their

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Cornus (Dogwood) pests and diseases

Cornus (Dogwood) pests and diseases

Dogwood is a very popular ornamental tree that is known for its elegant foliage and is bright red fruit, you also get the Cornus varieties such as Cornus alba and

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How to prune Cornus Dogwoods to ensure vibrant colour stems over winter

How to prune Cornus Dogwoods to ensure vibrant colour stems over winter

Dogwoods are known for having colourful stems all winter long and they require very little maintenance. If you want to enjoy vibrant colours throughout the winter you need to make

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