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bedding plants

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 21:31

Gardeners need patience give them time and they will soon start growing.

Talkback: Ask Adam

Posted: 17/05/2012 at 19:19
Top leaves on my red Acer bush are all brown after a frost and bitter cold wind, is it best to take the dead leaves off.
Philip Gardner, Lancaster

Sweet peas

Posted: 16/02/2012 at 19:02

HI JPHarro

I do not think they are edible I would not fancy eating them anyway

overgrown fuschia

Posted: 31/01/2012 at 14:12

It is easier to grow fuchsias from cuttings if they are not hardy varieties cut branches back by 2 thirds and protect from frosts in winter, if hardy varieties cut back in spring aand take cuttings when new growth is big enough

Begonias from corms

Posted: 31/01/2012 at 14:06

you can leave till the wnd of March then start them off in trays or pots, or you could leave them in a trays on a window sill, not near a radiator or where the spring sunshine may burn the tender shoots keep the compost slightly most until leaves appear .

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