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  • 10 January 2018 - PaulineP
    Help - my 11 year old grandson "volunteered" me to help his class in their garden. Autumn was fine we... (More)
    Get a copy of Paddy Madden's excellent book: Wild at School.You can grow vegetables such as broad beans,... (More)
     
  • 8 January 2018 - celticjanis
    I've attached a photo of one of my Charles de Mills old fashioned roses. I'm confused in how to prune.... (More)
    Yes it is the result of previous pruning done without some thinning as well.Thin the stems by about one... (More)
     
  • 8 January 2018 - celticjanis
    I have the following roses in my garden: Ferdinard Prichard-Hybrid Perpetual Charles de Mills-Gallica Iceburg... (More)
    Only bedding roses are pruned hard back each year.Shrub roses are tidied up or not pruned at all.Repeat... (More)
     
  • 8 January 2018 - celticjanis
    What's the difference between shrub roses and bush roses? (More)
    Rose bushes or bedding roses are highly bred varieties, including large-flowered and cluster-flowered... (More)
     
  • 6 January 2018 - celticjanis
    Can you please help me? I've attached a photo of one of my rose bushes...can you advise me how to prune... (More)
    Rose bushes need to be pruned each winter to keep them to size and flowering well.Get a lopping shears... (More)
     
  • 4 December 2017 - Mary Catherine
    The allotment I've had for the past number is not longer available to me. Can I transplant my asparagus... (More)
    Being a herbaceous perennial, asparagus can be lifted at any time when dormant between November and March.... (More)
     
  • 1 December 2017 - 050520091
    I have noticed that our daffodil shoots are appearing now about an inch a over ground. I am worried will... (More)
    This can occur sometimes when the autumn weather is warm, which it was. Daffodils can flower early as... (More)
     
  • 25 November 2017 - TKHO
    My lawn is 27 years old and I feed in in spring & autumn, using feed & weed. Very few weeds & little... (More)
    A hollow tine machine is used to relieve compaction, as on golf greens. You have rightly identified grass... (More)
     
  • 13 November 2017 - Munroe
    I have grown some Cape Gooseberry plants from seed. One is fruiting now but the leaves are going brown... (More)
    The brown edges are a good indicator that you may have missed watering for a few days and the plant has... (More)
     
  • 12 November 2017 - henlen
    I had read somewhere that if you put fallen leaves into a plastic bag and store them, they will turn... (More)
    It is likely there was not enough air getting in. Also, the leaves may have been naturally soft, such... (More)
     
 
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