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Watch Monty Don as he experiments with a new method of growing summer-fruiting raspberries, which claims to yield fruit in the first year.springMore on growing raspberriesRead Lila Das Gupta's blog on growing raspberriesMaking the most of summer raspberriesEnjoy a long raspberry ...
Monty Don demonstrates how to plant tomatoes in grow bags and pots in the greenhouse at Berryfields, including advice on getting the most from grow bags, and when to put tomato plants outside.springMore advice on growing tomatoesRead Kate Bradbury's blog on the dos and don'ts of ...
Chris Beardshaw demonstrates a method for training greenhouse tomatoes, intended to increase fruiting yield.summerMore on growing tomatoesRead Kate Bradbury's blog on the dos and don'ts of growing tomatoesGrow tomatoes from seedGrow tomatoes outsideGrow tomatoes in earth beds and...
Learn how to reinvigorate your citrus plants by watching Monty prune back woody growth and refresh compost. Follow his advice on watering citrus plants and providing them with the correct balance of ventilation and protection from the cold
to make the shape out of chicken wire and secure it over the box plant. As soon as the growth pokes through the mesh of wires, clip into shape.More on trimming and pruningPruning a viburnum - video advice from Chris BeardshawTrimming a conifer hedge
causing the leaves to drop, is followed by black pustules on the leaves in late summer. By autumn it's almost inevitable that the leaves will drop off.Promptly prune out any infected stems and destroy them, along with any infected leaves. Grow roses
these plants flowering perfectly happily halfway up someone's house, but completely flowerless at or near eye-level.In order to keep the flowers where you can enjoy them, it's necessary to prune them back each winter. I do mine at the same time as I prune
Coaxing roses to produce a spectacular floral display is easy, if you follow a few simple rules. Learn more about deadheading, pruning, feeding and staking your roses, below.With a bit of care and attention, you can encourage your roses to flower
by tying them in to the hedge with a strong rope.Pruning and shaping your plantsViburnum, with Chris BeardshawShrub roses, with Monty DonPruning plantsBox topiaryBrowse a variety of deciduous treesView a selection of hazel plants
and even dieback. Prune out affected parts of the plant and destroy. Healthy plants are less prone to attack, so make sure you water regularly and mulch around them to conserve moisture in the soil. Space out your plants to avoid over-crowding and thin out