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Talkback: Plant supports - upping the stakes

Posted: 16/04/2012 at 06:42
Be careful using metal wire with oak. Unless you use stainless steel there's a tendency for the metal to react with the oak leaving black stains on the wood.

expecting different styles of garden design? Pictures will be better..

Posted: 12/04/2012 at 11:22

you can get some garden design ideas from some of the gardens we've visited over the years here. It's broken down into elements which should make it easy for you to focus on the particular parts of the garden. Hope you like them. 

Pound shop plants- any success stories?

Posted: 12/04/2012 at 11:19

As long as they look healthy when you buy them then there should be no issues. Since these shops are focussed solely on selling and not on caring for plants there life expectancy is not as good as you might see in specialist garden centres. 

Talkback: Flowering in time for Chelsea

Posted: 12/04/2012 at 11:14
I can't wait to see this. It's fast approaching and I'm looking forward to the highlight of the gardening year that is the Chelsea Flower Show. If you'd like us to promote any aspect of the garden on our site ( let us know. Best of luck.

Talkback: Growing woodland anemones

Posted: 12/04/2012 at 11:11
Our favourite anemone has to be the bright blue Mr Fokker.
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