Gardening Tips

November Gardening Tips 2018

November Gardening Tips 2018

Remove fallen leaves from the lawn we have a good range of Lawn Rakes , Leaf Scoops, And Besom Brooms. Cut down Dahlias and Cannas store frost free. Dust Dahlias with sulphur on the tubers to prevent mold during the winter. Check Leeks and Onions for moth caterpillars pick them off immediately to prevent damage….

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October Gardening Tips

October Gardening Tips

Bubble glaze greenhouses now and check your electric or paraffin heaters. Prune fruit trees now and apply pruning compound to wounds to prevent infection. Plant Autumn Onion sets. Apply manure at the base of soft fruit trees and shrubs. Remove summer bedding and plant Wallflowers, Pansies, Heathers and Violas. Protect tender plants with fleece. Trim…

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August Gardening Tips

August Gardening Tips

Continue to plant climbing plants if you can dig the ground if not why not invest in a container to give vertical colour on the patio. Apply weedkillers to paths and patios. Mulch borders with bark chippings to retain moisture. Continue to spray for aphids Blackfly on runner beans use a contact spray if beans…

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July Gardening Tips

July Gardening Tips

Summer is here and July can be one of the hottest months of the year. Some tips to help you in your garden Regular watering of hanging baskets and containers , deadhead and feed regularly to prolong flowering. We have a selection of hanging baskets available for summer colour. Check Clematis for Clematis wilt make…

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June Gardening Tips

June Gardening Tips

Water newly planted bedding ,hanging baskets and containers. Continue to feed regularly with a high potash fertiliser. For example Tomorite. Apply shade to greenhouses stops any damage of scorch to your plants. Plant Dahlias and continue to water and feed regularly. Deadhead Lupins, Delphiniums and other flowering perennials. Support Gladioli with canes. Trim Box Hedging…

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April Gardening Tips

April Gardening Tips

Start planting hanging baskets now ( don’t forget slow release fertilisers and water retention granules added to your Composts when planting.) Clear borders of overwintering weeds and top dress with farmyard manure or fish blood and bone to replenish nutrients lost over winter. Split established perennials and grasses now and replant in flowering positions. Apply…

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March Gardening Project

March Gardening Project

Invest in ground cover Shrubs and Alpines. (This means no weeding cuts down on labour intensive gardening we have a good selection available) Choose colour in your garden, for example when the sun fades some coloured shrubs fade but yellow or variegated shrubs are the last colour to disappear with the light and the first…

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March Gardening Tips

March Gardening Tips

Cut back last years growth on grasses and perennials to make way for new growth this year. Apply Rose fertiliser to new or existing plants. Arriving soon new season Roses ready to plant now. Deadhead early flowering daffodils and let foliage die down naturally. Start  dahlias in pots now keep frost free . Plant out…

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February Gardening Tips

February Gardening Tips

General Tips Top dress containers in the garden with new compost and slow release fertiliser. Plant Clematis for Spring and Summer colour. Cut back any weak or dead bamboo shoots to promote healthy new growth. Scatter slug pellets to newly planted plants. Prune Autumn Fruiting Raspberries. Warm up the ground with polythene or cloches ready…

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