Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

Growing Fuchsias – Planting, Pruning and General Care

Growing Fuchsias – Planting, Pruning and General Care

Fuchsias are versatile shrubs that can be used to create hedges or borders and even used in containers. Before you buy and start planting away, make sure you select a

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Pruning Fuchsias – The Complete Guide

Pruning Fuchsias – The Complete Guide

Fuchsias are easy to grow and can benefit from pruning whether it’s pruning a hardy variety or pinching out young shoots of tender varieties ready for summer. They give off

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Pruning shrubs – when and how to prune different types

Pruning shrubs – when and how to prune different types

Pruning is not nearly as difficult a concept as you might think and once you learn the basics of pruning shrubs, you can do it for any shrub you have

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Growing Rosa Rugosa – Shrub Roses

Growing Rosa Rugosa – Shrub Roses

Japanese roses, or rosa rugosa, are strong rose bearing shrubs. They offer pink, white or red scented flowers and green foliage. Very easy to grow, these plants are known for

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Pruning Rosa Rugosa Roses

Pruning Rosa Rugosa Roses

If you are growing Rose Rugosa, you may find that pruning becomes necessary now and again. These are wonderful shrub roses that are very easy to grow and very strong.

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Growing Pieris Forest Flame

Growing Pieris Forest Flame

Pieris Forest flame is a very strong shrub that is able to survive throughout cold winter temperatures making it perfect for gardens throughout the Uk. More than that come springtime

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How to Prune Pieris – General and hard pruning overgrown plants

How to Prune Pieris – General and hard pruning overgrown plants

Pieris shrubs prove quite simple to prune because of the majority of the time, they don’t need pruning at all. A close relative of the Rhododendrons family, they only need

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Pieris Problems – pests, diseases and other problems

Pieris Problems – pests, diseases and other problems

Pieris are compact, slow-growing shrubs that delight gardeners from all over with their pink/red young leaves that take on cream colours during adolescence and end with green. The white, bell-like

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Feeding Pieris Forest Flame – Acidic and Ericaceous Feeds

Feeding Pieris Forest Flame – Acidic and Ericaceous Feeds

The Pieris ‘Forest Flame’ takes on a magnificent appearance in the leaves and the white, bell-shaped flower clusters in spring. You can enjoy red and pink, cream, and green as

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Top 10 Best shrubs for bees – Stunning flowering shrubs To help Bees

Top 10 Best shrubs for bees – Stunning flowering shrubs To help Bees

Gardens come in all manner of themes, but one theme so often overlooked is that of a garden designed to attract bees. There are many bee-friendly shrubs that you can

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