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.a range of ornamental plants, trees, shrubs, herbs, some vegetables, fruitspring, summerMore common garden pestsAphidsScale insectsFlea beetleEarwigs
Sometimes shoots appear on previously plain-leaved plants with attractive variegations, and these can then be propagated by nurserymen to make a new plant. But the new variegated plant might try to revert to all-green foliage because the mutation isn't stable. If left, this all-g...
floribunda is a deciduous tree, which bears attractive crimson flower buds that open to reveal white-pink blooms in late-spring. Small red and yellow crab apples appear in autumn. It grows to a height of 4m.Malus floribunda, Japanese crab appleFigs are native
. This will help prevent large air spaces forming.More outdoor planting advicePlanting a bare-root plant - video project with Sarah RavenPlant a small treeTransplant a shrubSow seeds outdoors
Sarah Raven demonstrates how to plant a bare-root tree or shrub in a pot, before planting out in its permanent border position.October-November, February-MarchMore planting advicePlanting a bare-root rosePlanting a shrubPlanting a bare-root tree
trees and bushesall year roundMore common garden pestsWoolly aphidsScale insectsPear leaf blister miteLeafhopper
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on growing fruit treesHow to summer prune apple trees.Monty video demonstration on planting a fig treeHow to plant a small tree Choose fruit varieties to grow in your gardenBrowse our collection of deciduous trees
These pretty outdoor tea light holders are made from birch logs, which you can often obtain from tree surgeons. The best size to go for is around 10cm in diameter, which is ideal for holding a tea light. Choose different heights for your tea light
Watch Monty Don's video demonstration on collecting leaves and storing them to create leaf mould, with storage techniques for both large and small gardens.autumnMore on leaf mould and compostingHow to build a leaf heapAdvice on collecting autumn leavesChoose plants for autumn col...