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Entries from August 2009

Pruning Clematis

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Question How can I prune my clematis. Answer With regards to your question on how to prune your clematis is a tricky one. If you can remember when your Clematis flowered this will help. As you have probably seen there are three main types of pruning groups: ——————————————— Group 1 These clematis flower early in […]

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Soil for Raised beds

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Question How do I prepare the soil in my raised beds . Answer With regards to your question on your raised beds and what soil to use. Having removed the turf I would be inclined to fork some well rotted manure into the stony soil at a rate of approximately a barrrow/bag per meter squared. […]

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Pruning Callistemon rugulosus

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Question How do I prune my Callistemon rugulosus. Answer With regards to your question on your Callistemon rugulosus I would be inclined to cut out a third when danger of frost has passed and then to give it a good feed with growmore (but no more than the advised amount as too much fertiliser can […]

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Wheelie Bin cover

August 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Question How Can I hide my wheelie bin . Answer Building a purpose made bin storage area can be expensive and also in a small garden take up a lot of space. One solution is to use a wheelie bin cover that sticks to the bin and either makes the bin more attractive or makes […]

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