Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

How to grow Hellebores – Planting and care guide for growing Christmas Rose

How to grow Hellebores – Planting and care guide for growing Christmas Rose

Hellebore plants, commonly referred to as Christmas rose are known for a great deal of colour and attractive foliage, as well as winter interest with flowers often appearing above the

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Hellebore propagation by division and sowing seeds

Hellebore propagation by division and sowing seeds

Hellebores commonly known as the Christmas Rose make for a wonderful display of flowers and are perfect for winter interest when the availability of winter flowering plants is somewhat limited.

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How to plant and grow Astrantia (Masterwort)

How to plant and grow Astrantia (Masterwort)

Astrantia, also known as Masterwort is a very strong herbaceous perennial that’s quite tolerant of most soil types as long as it is moist and can do well in just

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How to grow black-eyed Susan – Rudbeckia care guide

How to grow black-eyed Susan – Rudbeckia care guide

The Black-Eyed Susan, also known as Rudbeckia or corn flower, it’s a very popular perennial or annual plant because of its large, bushy collections of colourful flowers that bloom between

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Growing Rudbeckia from seed – Cornflower Propagation

Growing Rudbeckia from seed – Cornflower Propagation

The Black-Eyed Susan, also known as Rudbeckia or corn flower, is a very popular plant and should not to be confused with the black-eyed Susan vine which is a climber.

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How to improve garden drainage – 6 methods to use

How to improve garden drainage – 6 methods to use

The climate in the UK brings a lot of inconsistent weather and usually, it brings a lot of rainfall. Many gardens in the UK have a big problem with drainage

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Growing astilbe – How to plant, care and grow astilbes

Growing astilbe – How to plant, care and grow astilbes

Astilbes are a very valuable plant that brings a lot of texture and colour to shady areas of your garden where other plants don’t necessarily grow. They are very well

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Growing astilbes in pots and containers – Planting and care guide

Growing astilbes in pots and containers – Planting and care guide

Astilbe are generally not to difficult to grow in pots and containers as long as you have a semi-shady area in your garden and a good quality soil-based compost to

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Astilbe propagation – Propagating astilbes by division step by step

Astilbe propagation – Propagating astilbes by division step by step

Astilbe plants offer a range of stunning colour and can turn an otherwise boring back garden into something surrounded by plumes of brightly coloured flowers and lace foliage, best of

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How and when to divide astilbes – step by step

How and when to divide astilbes – step by step

If you are going to divide an existing parent plant, you can do it very easily at multiple points throughout the year and you have the option of taking your

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