Gardening tips this December…

Gardening this month is all about pruning and protecting the plants, shrubs and trees in your garden. Prune Japanese Maples (Acers), climbing Roses, and open grown apple and pear trees. Protect pots and delicate shrubs using horticultural fleece. Simply wrap the fleece around the base of delicate plant and shrubs, and around pots to prevent them from cracking during the…

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Gardening tips this November

There’s a lot to do in the garden this month due to the prolonged warm weather we’ve been experiencing, which has extended the flowering period of some plants. Continue to deadhead any remaining flowering stems, prune climbing roses back to three buds on the long flowering stems, and cut back shrub roses that have finished flowering by one third to…

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Gardening tips this October

October is the ideal month to plant trees, shrubs, perennials, climbers and herbaceous plants as the soil is still warm enough for the roots of plants to take hold before winter sets in. Plant Lilly and Tulip bulbs this month but lift any summer flowering bulbs, dahlias and gladioli for storage over winter. October is also a great time to…

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