Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

How to prune conifers – how and when to prune correctly

How to prune conifers – how and when to prune correctly

Need prune a conifer unless you really need to and only lightly trim into new foliage Pruning your conifers incorrectly can not only damage the appearance of the plant but

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Why are my conifers turning brown?

Why are my conifers turning brown?

As with any trees, there are different conifer diseases and conifer pests about which gardeners must be aware. When the Conifer starts to get brown patches it can be indicative

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Top 10 Best Shade Loving Plants For Containers

Top 10 Best Shade Loving Plants For Containers

If you have a shaded area of your garden it can be difficult to find plants that will thrive especially when you walk through a nursery and see that most

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When Is The Best Time To Plant Conifers

When Is The Best Time To Plant Conifers

When you are planting conifers in your garden it is, of course, important to make sure you know the best time of year to plant conifers so that they can

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Top 10 Dwarf Conifers – Small conifer for small gardens

Top 10 Dwarf Conifers – Small conifer for small gardens

Those with smaller gardens can still benefit from the verdant growth of conifers by selecting slow growing dwarf conifers. Different small conifers offer the same variety as traditional plants but

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How To Plant a Conifer Hedge – The beginner’s guide

How To Plant a Conifer Hedge – The beginner’s guide

Conifers are a wonderful option for a close-growing hedge that offers natural privacy, protection against the wind, and a beautiful backdrop to your garden. Conifer shrubs and trees can be

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How To Grow and Care For Conifers

How To Grow and Care For Conifers

Conifers are plants that have stems and trunks covered in bark with woody stems, many are fast growing but you can also get some dwarf varieties that will grow just

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How To Grow Conifers From Cuttings – Step by step

How To Grow Conifers From Cuttings – Step by step

Conifers are great plants to have and one of the best ways to grow them is from cutting, they do take a while to root, as long as 12 months

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How far apart to plant conifer hedging  – The spacing guide

How far apart to plant conifer hedging – The spacing guide

Conifers make for a lovely addition to your home and what’s more, they can be used quite effectively as hedging. Given the different varieties, you can choose to create something

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Our Top 10 Favourite Plants With Purple Flowers

Our Top 10 Favourite Plants With Purple Flowers

Many gardens are designed to provide a unique accent. With some careful planning, you can specifically choose tall purple flowers to fill your garden so that you can enjoy several

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