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A-Z of May Pruning

Things to Prune During May It’s that time of the month again when I give you the list of things that you can happily prune in the garden.  At the end of this list I have also added some plants which can be trained onto supports or those that need tips pinching out.  As April was a […]

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A-Z of April Pruning

Spring is now in full swing and many of us feel it’s time to venture into the garden but sometimes the things that need to be done can overwhelm us especially with what can and can’t be cut back!  So here is the helpful a-z of what to prune this month:- Brachyglottis “Sunshine” – Hard […]

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A-Z of February Pruning

The garden during February can be a chilly affair but pruning back trees and shrubs is sure to keep you warm and will also keep you garden in tip top shape. Here is your A-Z of things to prune in the garden during February. Apple – Prune in winter to keep tree size, shape and growth […]

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Chitting Sweet Peas

To Chit or not to Chit? – that is the question! Our sweet pea seed packets recommend that before you plant you must chit your seed – when you chit the seed you take a sharpe knife and slit the seed on the opposite side of the eye of the seed – other seed packets […]

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Things to Prune during January

I have found a marvellous A-Z of what to prune throughout the year so each month I’ll let you know what to prune! Apple trees – prune now to retain shape and size. Blackberry and Loganberry – cut all stems down to the ground. Buddleia Davidii – cut back hard to the main stem. Cornus […]

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