Category: General Advice

Chitting or sprouting potatoes

Chitting or sprouting potatoes is a fun activity to do. It is simply the process of forcing seed potatoes into growth before they are planted out. Benefits of the task An easy task that...

Growing Wisteria From Seed Pods.

Growing wisteria from seed pods – First place the seed pods in a garage or a dark cool room for a few weeks to allow them to dry out once they are dry crush...

Non-Flowering Wisteria.

How to treat a non flowering wisteria  If your Wisteria does not flower by July this year  try cutting it back and feeding it with a liquid tomato food which contains lots of potash...

How To Store And Plant Your Summer Flowering Bulbs, Corms And Tubers.

If you have ordered some summer flowering bulbs,corms or tubers.You will need to store them properly before the time and conditions are right to plant them. Below is a few notes from a GardenAdvice...

Plant Ideas For Conservatories.

Aeonium ‘Zwartkop’ Succulent with very dark purple-black leaves.Pinch out to encourage branching.Needs good light.Pot into Cactus compost and feed 2-3 times in growing season.Keep drier in winter.60 cms(2 feet). Aloe brevifolia,Attractive succulent forming geometric...