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. And this won't prevent other moles from tunnelling into your garden.lawns, bordersall year roundMore lawn care adviceVideo advice on maintaining a healthy lawnHow to repair a lawn patchDealing with daisies on lawnsDealing with dog urine on lawns
the base of trees with garden compost to maintain general health, and water well in dry summer weather. Avoid over-feeding with nitrogen fertiliser.Spray the whole tree or bush with Bordeaux mixture during late January and repeat two weeks later to kill
-infection. This is particularly important in autumn when the spores can overwinter on fallen leaves to contaminate seedlings or new growth in spring. Prune out infected growth and maintain an open centre to shrubs to allow good air circulation through the plant.Spray the plant
Sempervivum and jovibarbaSempervivums, or houseleeks, are hardy, succulent, alpine plants that grow in the wild between rocks in mountainous regions. We picked out ten of the best varieties at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2009.Sempervivum means 'always
Pond plantsWater enhances any garden, and there are a wide range of aquatic plants that will thrive when submerged in a pond. We spoke to expert grower Linda Smith at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2009, who recommended 10 of the best plants for garden
's important to provide them with supplementary fertiliser. The basic nutrients required by plants are nitrogen (N) for leaf and stem growth, phosphorus (P) for root growth and potassium (K) for flowers, fruit and to maintain healthy growth. Fertiliser
in the garden, on a balcony or in the greenhouse. Shake compost inside the bag to create an even, pillow shape. Cut a slot out of the bag to expose the compost for planting them into.Loosen the compost in the bag with a hand fork. Push some of the compost
-free compostBroken crockPlace a piece of broken crock over the hole in the base of the pot to maintain good drainage. Add peat-free compost until the container is about two-thirds full.Knock out each herb plant from its pot and arrange in the container.Once all
feature.Add a mini pond to your garden.Follow Chris Beardshaw's video advice on growing marginal plants in a pot.How to maintain a healthy pond, with Chris Beardshaw's advice.
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