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  1. NOVEMBER GARDENING TIPS

    Plant tulip bulbs now for a colourful display next spring. Arrange them in bold groups in borders or patio pots - dwarf, medium and tall gro...

  2. OCTOBER GARDENING TIPS

    Wallflowers, winter pansies, forget-me-nots, primulas and other hardy spring-flowering bedding plants should now be planted into well-prepar...

  3. SEPTEMBER GARDENING TIPS

    Harvest potatoes before slug damage becomes a problem. Leave them out for a while to dry, then store in paper sacks or boxes. Only store sou...

  4. AUGUST GARDENING TIPS

    Summer-prune espalier, fan-trained, cordon and step-over fruit trees. Check for any signs of aphids or caterpillars, and spray if required....

  5. JULY GARDENING TIPS

    Feed blueberries with an ericaceous plant food such as liquid seaweed, and harvest crops as they ripen...

  6. JUNE GARDENING TIPS

    Tie in sweet peas as they grow to ensure they don’t flop and break their stems. Feed them with liquid seaweed every 14 days to encourage goo...

  7. MAY GARDENING TIPS

    If you have viburnum tinus or viburnum opulus shrubs in your garden, check for signs of viburnum beetle grubs. The grubs start nibbling hole...

  8. APRIL GARDENING TIPS

    Plant hardy herbs like parsley, chives, lemon balm, sage and thyme for a supply of fresh herbs during late spring and summer. If you have la...

  9. MARCH GARDENING TIPS

    Remove the dead flower heads of daffodils as they fade, leaving the stems and foliage to die down naturally....

  10. FEBRUARY GARDENING TIPS

    Regularly deadhead winter pansies and other winter and spring flowering bedding plants to keep them flowering for longer - giving them a liq...

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