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Acers don't like to be baked by the sun so this pot is perfect for a sheltered spot. This particular Japanese maple has beautiful filigree leaves but it's just one of a fantastic range of leaf colours and shapes that are available. The colourful leaves of the low-growing bugle wi...
plantsall year roundMore common garden pestsAphidsFlea beetleEuonymus scaleWhitefly
fruit treesHow to summer prune apple treesMonty video demonstration on planting a fig treeHow to plant a small treePreventing apple and pear scabChoose fruit varieties to grow in your gardenBrowse deciduous trees
-release granular feed to nourish them.The young pine seedling acts as a focal point in this box, and it can be planted out into the garden afterwards. More spring container inspirationCreating a spring pot display of primulasPotting up a display of spring woodland
Describes plants, principally trees and shrubs, that shed their leaves seasonally.
rose against a treeAdvice on dealing with rose rust
Learn how to plant a rose with Monty Don's video advice on how to avoid problems with suckers and root rock.spring or autumnMore advice on growing rosesMonty on pruning shrub rosesPlanting a rose video projectPlanting a rambling rose against a tree
treePruning a rose bushPruning a rambling rose
Prune wisteria sideshoots to 10-15cm from their base, and tie in leading shoots to create a frameworkRake up fallen leaves that could be sheltering slugsCut down dead perennialsPlant bareroot trees and deciduous hedges such as beech and privet
Left unchecked, canker can gradually spread to affect whole branches and sections of trees. Severely-infected old trees may be beyond rescue, while young trees are vulnerable to infection, particularly where other susceptible trees are growing