Seasonal/topical garden hints

10 June 2011
Summer is the time for greenhouse and gardening enthusiasts to "prim and preen", according to one horticulture expert. Deadheading roses and sowing perennial seed plants are just two of the jobs that fall into that category,...
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18 March 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts looking for an interesting day out may like to hear the opinion of one expert who believes a garden in Berkshire could be well worth a visit.In an article for the Daily Telegraph, Naomi Slade revealed she went...
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17 December 2010
With the rest of the country rushing about like mad trying to prepare for Christmas, garden and greenhouse fans might actually feel like they have more time on their hands. The winter months often make such people idle as they have...
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19 October 2010
As the leaves begin to fall from the branches and many plants go into dormancy, now is the time to consider moving a tree or shrub. According to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), October to mid-March is the best time to transplant...
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27 April 2010
British garden and greenhouse enthusiasts have been invited to tap into the minds of some horticultural experts.The Eden Project is allowing visitors to speak to its staff about all aspects of growing throughout April and May.Attendees...
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26 February 2010
Brits hoping to grow large and beautiful sunflowers may wish to plant them soon, it has been claimed.However, rather than putting them straight outside, the seeds should be started off indoors in a greenhouse or on a sunny windowsill,...
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17 February 2010
Brits hoping to plant fruit trees will soon be able to do so, with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) suggesting that it should be done after the last frosts of the year are gone.Once in the ground, any weeds should be removed from...
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15 February 2010
Those looking to create a beautiful garden and greenhouse in time for summer should start working towards their goals now.According to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), effort put in now could bring rewards later in the year.Soil...
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11 February 2010
A national newspaper has suggested that garden and greenhouse fans can fight the potato blight by growing a strain which first appeared in a Hungarian Soviet agriculture programme.The Sarpo is one of the few varieties that offer high...
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08 January 2010
With Brits being liable for damage or injury caused by falling timber on their land, it can be useful to know when a tree is decaying by being able to spot bracket fungi.The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has produced a feature...
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07 October 2009
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is planning to help garden and greenhouse fans celebrate the autumn harvest by hosting a number of events.It will put on talks and festivals at its sites around the country in honour of the season...
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