Gardening

Gardening Tips For Beginners

You may have heard about the green thumbs and the brown thumbs. The people that seem to have a magical knack to be able to produce beautiful, healthy plants, and the others that turn them into wilting brown husks. No worries which group you identify yourself with because anyone can become a gardener, and move …

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When To Prune Roses In The UK

When To Prune Bushes, Climbers And Standards Almost all roses need to be pruned in late winter/early spring, around March time depending on where you live in the UK. This is recommended for established plants and any roses that you have planted during the previous autumn and winter. If you plan on planting a bush …

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When To Prune Lavender In The UK

Lavender is an easy to grow, versatile evergreen semi-shrub that produces one of the longest lasting and beautifully scented flowers around. A drought-tolerant plant that likes a sunny dry spot and thrives in borders, pots, herb or gravel gardens. Lavender is an evergreen shrub that looks like a perennial plant because most of its growth …

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