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growing from the framework of espalierPick fresh herbs for dryingPick gooseberries, currants, strawberries and other fruitsFruit & vegTrain cucumbers and prune back sideshootsPick off flowers on coleus to maintain their colourful leavesPinch out tomato
of beans, herbs and tomatoes Fruit & vegLine greenhouses with bubble polythene Clean staging and capillary matting to use next yearBring tender agapanthus and eucomis under coverGreenhouse30 minutesDiscover how to grow hyacinths in a pot
Jekka McVicar's 10 companion plantsJekka McVicar's organic herb garden achieved a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show 2009. We caught up with her at the show to discover her top 10 herbs for growing as companion plants.Companion planting
kill a plant. Since there are separate fungal species that affect different plants, an attack on your curcubits won't lead to a garden epidemic. Powdery mildew and powdery mildew on roses are similar problems, with similar solutions.The first sign
with a mulch of straw or ash.AdamWater regularly but sparingly and feed fortnightly during the growing season with a high-potash fertiliser, such as tomato feed. Agapanthus flower best when they're slightly pot bound, so plant them in a container smaller
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. Choose large plants for instant impact.More advice on growing herbsHow to pick herbs effectively.Learn about medicinal herbs.Planting up a hanging basket with parsley and tomatoes.Potting up a window box with herbs.Propagating lavender and rosemary.
the container and store it in a cool, dry place such as the fridge.AdamYou can also save seed of cerinthe, nigella and poppy, for sowing in spring.More on saving seedHow to collect and save seed.Sowing foxgloves from saved seed.Advice on saving tomato seed.
. Space plants out to ensure good air circulation, and water early enough in the day to allow the leaves to dry out before nightfall. Also remove any garden debris that might harbour the fungus.lettucessummer to autumnMore common fungal problems