Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

Passion flower pruning – Pruning and training

Passion flower pruning – Pruning and training

Passiflora caerulea also known as Passion flowers are a semi-tropical flowering and fruiting plant that brings some of the most unique flowers to your garden. With regular pruning, you can

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How to attract hedgehogs into your garden

How to attract hedgehogs into your garden

Creating a hedgehog friendly garden Hedgehogs are one of the best animals to bring into your garden because they will consume pests like slugs so that you don’t have to,

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How to stop slugs eating hostas

How to stop slugs eating hostas

It is incredibly difficult to keep plants flourishing, a task made all the more difficult when you have to worry about slugs and snails. Slugs are not only annoying but

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Growing Jasmine – Planting, general care, pruning and propagation

Growing Jasmine – Planting, general care, pruning and propagation

Jasmine is a woody climber which produces flowers in the summer and the winter depending on the variety you choose, winter flowing jasmine such as Jasminum nudiflorum produce stunning yellow

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Pruning Jasmine – How to prune Jasminum

Pruning Jasmine – How to prune Jasminum

There are two main types of Jasmine plants when it comes to the hardy outdoor varieties such as Jasminum officinale a summer flowering variety and Jasminum nudiflorum a winter flower

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How to take Jasmine cutting – Hardwood cutting

How to take Jasmine cutting – Hardwood cutting

Buying new plants regularly can be very expensive and while it seems intimidating at first, you can avoid some of that expense by propagating Jasmine you have already successfully grown.

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How to heat a greenhouse and everything you need to consider

How to heat a greenhouse and everything you need to consider

A greenhouse can provide an affordable and sustainable way to maintain a garden, so long as you heat it efficiently. It offers a great way to protect more tender plants you

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15 inspiring plants that flower at Christmas – indoor and outdoor plants

15 inspiring plants that flower at Christmas – indoor and outdoor plants

With Christmas approaching, it is good to plan ahead for what plants you will cultivate indoors and outdoors. With these top 15 inspiring plants, you can find something to bring

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Growing Christmas trees in pots

Growing Christmas trees in pots

Everyone loves Christmas trees. Thankfully, there are alternatives to buying and disposing of a Christmas tree annually. You can grow a Christmas tree indoors, using a pot. Ideally, though the less

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Growing hostas – Planting tips, propagation, general care and more

Growing hostas – Planting tips, propagation, general care and more

Hostas are easy to grow, with bold foliage from spring through Autumn and stunning flowers emerging on spikes above the foliage. You can enjoy a plant for years at a

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