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Entries from June 2006

Cherie Blair, wife to the UK Prime Minister, has new rose named in her honour

June 15th, 2006 · No Comments

New rose named after Prime minsters wife Tomorrow Friday 16th June, Cherie Blair will be presented with a rose named in her honour at the BBC Gardeners World Live show.  With its dark red, velvety blooms opening in loose rosette form, and a distinct, spicy aroma, ’Cherie’ is an eye-catching floribunda that will bring colour […]

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Pruning clematis alpina

June 15th, 2006 · No Comments

Question How do I prune my clematis alpina? Answer They are best pruned after they have finished flowering in the early autumn. Prune back to form a frame work and re-tie any shoots that need to be tied in. Then in the spring check the stems to see if any have died back over the […]

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Tags: Tim Whitcombe