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Apple tree care and general pruning rules

Apple tree care and general pruning rules

The GardenAdvice team are often asked about apple trees by a lot of clients, the key really is to set them up in the later autumn and winter months which will generate some great...

Plant suggestions for outdoor tubs and pots

Plant suggestions for outdoor tubs and pots

Winter Scent – daphne auto marginata and Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ both these plants provide fantastic scent in winter which is great to come home to on a damp wet day. Summer Scent –...

Climbers for a shady wall or fence

Climbers for a shady wall or fence

Climbers for a shady wall or fence With your west facing wall have a look at Clematis armandii Trachelospermum jasminoides – Star Jasmine Lonicera henryi – Henry’s Evergreen Honeysuckle Ceanothus ‘Concha’ Garrya eliptica ‘James...

Uneven lawn solutions

Uneven lawn solutions

With uneven lawns a couple of solutions exist, firstly you can remove the turf by hand or a machine called a turf cutter level the area and relay the existing turf or you can...

Solving a wet lawn problem

Solving a wet lawn problem

Most lawns created on a clay or heavy soil suffer from a wet or badly drained surface, this is often caused by unstructured or heavy soil. In some cases a badly drained surface on...

Wild garlic control

Wild garlic control

Wild garlic control with weed sticks As the climate changes it is starting to favour different plants. One such plant thats doing really well with the changes is wild garlic a great plant for...

Suitable plants for planting under roses

Suitable plants for planting under roses

Traditionally rose beds have always been dug over in the winter but this can cause problems with damaged rose roots producing suckers later in the season from the wounds on the roots. Its better...

Keeping your garden tidy after your bulbs have finished flowering

Keeping your garden tidy after your bulbs have finished flowering

If you are the kind of gardener that wish to keep your garden extra tidy after you bulbs have finished flower one solution might be a bulb basket so the bulbs can be lifted...

Problems with squirrels and rabbits with your newly planted bulbs

Problems with squirrels and rabbits with your newly planted bulbs

If you love your spring flowering bulbs but are plagued by rabbits and especially squirrels digging up your newly planted bulbs then one answer is to plant them with a wire mesh over and...

Keeping your garden tidy after your bulbs have flowered

Keeping your garden tidy after your bulbs have flowered

If you are the kind of gardener that wishes to keep your garden extra tidy after your bulbs have finished flower one solution might be a bulb basket so the bulbs can be lifted...