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Entries from March 2012

Moving an established Wisteria

March 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Moving a wisteria spring is the best time to try to move a wisteria. They are not the easiest plants to move as they are often deep rooted. Try to dig up as much root as possible especially the finer root hairs on the end of the roots. Then cut back the top growth to […]

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Fragrant shrubs suitable for small pots and tubs

March 16th, 2012 · No Comments

If you are looking to add some summer Fragrant flowers to a patio one good solution is to plant up some small or medium sized pots with one of the following plants Cistus × purpureus – Rock Rose Santolina incana – Cotton Lavender Hebe ‘Midsummer Beauty’ Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’ – Lavender Lavandula stoechas ‘Fathead’ – […]

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How to prune a conifer

March 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Firstly if you cut any area back to dead or brown areas these will not regrow. So the way we prune conifers is to cut underneath in the case of spreading conifers and inside in the case of upright conifers. In the case of upright follow the top stems back inside the conifer and cut […]

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