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Growing hollyhocks, planting and care guide (Alcea rosea)

Growing hollyhocks, planting and care guide (Alcea rosea)

Last Updated on April 9, 2020 by John Growing hollyhocks is a wonderful goal as a gardener. If you treat them well you can get them to grow up to

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How to propagate and grow hollyhocks from seed

How to propagate and grow hollyhocks from seed

Last Updated on April 27, 2020 by John One of the best ways to grow hollyhocks is to use the seeds that a successful plant already provides you or buy

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Hollyhock diseases and how to treat them

Hollyhock diseases and how to treat them

Last Updated on April 9, 2020 by John Hollyhocks are grown for the vibrant flowers that appear on the top of the large flower stalks. As a herbaceous perennial it’s

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Hollyhock rust and how to help prevent and treat it

Hollyhock rust and how to help prevent and treat it

Last Updated on April 27, 2020 by John Hollyhock is a fantasic plant especially for cottage gardens but unfortunately, it often has to combat hollyhock rust and they can quickly

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Propagating lupins by taking basal cuttings

Propagating lupins by taking basal cuttings

Last Updated on April 27, 2020 by John When you are growing lupines, most people use seeds to propagate but you can very successfully take basal cuttings as well. The

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Treating  and preventing rust on plants such as roses, vegetables, perennials, shrubs and fruit

Treating and preventing rust on plants such as roses, vegetables, perennials, shrubs and fruit

Last Updated on April 27, 2020 by John Rust is one of the most common fungal diseases for any garden plant. Whether you have vegetables, fruit, grasses, herbaceous plants, trees,

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Why are my peonies not flowering

Why are my peonies not flowering

Last Updated on April 27, 2020 by John The peony is a beautiful and stunning garden plant but it is particularly finicky about the growing conditions it receives. It needs

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How and when to divide peonies

How and when to divide peonies

Last Updated on April 9, 2020 by John Peonies are the perfect plants for people who are busy because they don’t need a lot of attention and they live for

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Why are my Peony leaves wilting and buds die before opening

Why are my Peony leaves wilting and buds die before opening

Last Updated on April 9, 2020 by John Peony wilt caused by Botrytis paeoniae If you have problems with your peony leaves, you’ve noticed they’re wilting and the buds are

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Growing poppies in pots and containers

Growing poppies in pots and containers

Last Updated on April 27, 2020 by John Even if you don’t have the space to accommodate a very large flower bed, you can still successfully grow poppies in pots

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