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the tubers being eaten away by vine weevil grubs. None of my begonias has survived. Next autumn I'll remember to empty out the pots, clean up the tubers, and store them in clean dry compost for winter instead.
in particular diving in and out of soil beneath my feet as I fork over flowerbeds.January is the time I like to put up the bird nest boxes, or clean out old ones that were used last spring. I've already noticed a few blue tits around, exploring existing nesting
of damage to this tree trunk it is not adversely affecting fruit production. However, this will be weakening the tree, and branches may benefit from support to prevent them breaking or pulling down the whole tree. My friend decided to clean out the soft
could resist their charms? Petals surround a bold clump of stamens, looking so clean and productive that they're certain to pollinate and produce seed.That northerly wind is cold and bracing, and while I'd love to stay outside and admire them for longer
place after dandelions and horsetail), and bindweed came 2nd to dandelions in northern England. Full results of our survey of weeds and other garden problems can be found in the August 2009 issue of Gardeners' World Magazine.
Are your roses martyrs to disease? Are their leaves covered with black spots or a white overcoat of powdery mildew? Well, I'll come clean and put my hand up on both counts. Much depends on the time of year and whether it's wet or dry - but, most