Category : General gardening topics

Growing roses in pots and containers – Planting and care guide

Growing roses in pots and containers – Planting and care guide

There are many rose varieties from which to choose, roses for every occasion and location whether it’s a small patio rose or a David Austin shrub rose. Some roses perform

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Best times to water your garden in winter – Our top 6 winter watering tips

Best times to water your garden in winter – Our top 6 winter watering tips

Winter weather gets cold, and all you have is snow and ice outside, you might be wondering whether you should continue watering your plants. In many areas, watering your plants

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How to spot the signs of nitrogen deficiency and add more nitrogen to the soil

How to spot the signs of nitrogen deficiency and add more nitrogen to the soil

Sometimes your garden doesn’t grow the way you want, and the plants turn a slightly yellow shade. You might think the culprit is a nitrogen deficiency, but how do you

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Why are the leaves on my rose bush turning yellow and falling off?

Why are the leaves on my rose bush turning yellow and falling off?

It can be nothing short of frustrating to see your rose bush leaves turning yellow. The yellow tinge impacts the entire look of your bush. There are several reasons why

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Forcing hyacinth bulbs – When and how to force hyacinth bulbs so they flower earlier

Forcing hyacinth bulbs – When and how to force hyacinth bulbs so they flower earlier

Hyacinth bulbs are a wonderful way to brighten your home during the winter, and what’s more, they are quite simple to grow. With these, you can enjoy an indoor display

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How to grow and care for wallflowers

How to grow and care for wallflowers

Wallflowers provide flowers throughout the spring and summer, perfect for adding an array of colour to your garden beds, borders, or containers. Their flexibility makes it easy to grow them

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Growing wallflowers from seed – the beginner’s guide

Growing wallflowers from seed – the beginner’s guide

Wallflowers are a fairly easy plant to grow from seed and doing so can be particularly rewarding, with plants reaching heights up to 70cm and flowering through spring, summer, and

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Growing delphiniums – planting and care guide

Growing delphiniums – planting and care guide

Delphiniums are a wonderful addition to any garden, standing out like blazing fireworks with their vigorous climbing and colour. They make for a wonderful contribution to any garden without feeling

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How to propagate alpines by dividing, from seed and by taking cuttings

How to propagate alpines by dividing, from seed and by taking cuttings

There are 3 ways you can propagate alpines successfully. The three methods used are incredibly similar to the method you would use for most other plants whether taking cutting or

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Growing and caring for alpine rockery plants successfully

Growing and caring for alpine rockery plants successfully

Alpine Rockery plants originate from high altitude climates, above the treeline where they have access to ample sun, but also a lot of exposure to cold, winter weather. That is

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