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Follow Chris Beardshaw's video guide to transplanting shrubs. Chris explains the benefits of forward planning when transplanting a shrub, giving it the best chance of surviving the move.autumnMore advice on growing shrubsHow to plant a shrub
Moving a plant from one place to another.
option and they would have been quite happy. Instead, I just bunged them in where I thought best and now I need to move them.This weekend, I shall transplant them, by digging them up, ensuring I cause as little damage to the roots as possible. I'll move
Repotting gives the plant a proportion of fresh compost to root into and this will provide water and nutrients to promote new growth. As a rule, choose a pot that is just a little larger than the one it was growing in before. Choose a container with holes in the base that is larg...
The matted roots and soil of a plant that can be seen when transplanting a pot plant, and which should be kept entire.
A large tray divided into cells in which seeds may be planted. The cells train the roots downwards, strengthening them and causing limited disruption to the plant when transplanted outside.
Sprinkle granular fertiliser round roses, shrubs and along the base of hedgesSow sweet peas into deep potsTransplant evergreen shrubs and conifers to new sitesPlace grow-through plant supports over tall-growing perennials, like delphiniums
The transplanting of seedlings from the seedbeds in which they were sown, to new containers. The term is derived from the old practice of pricking small holes in the soil in preparation for the planting of the young seedlings.
Deadhead winter-flowering pansies and bedding plants, and pick off damaged leavesDivide congested herbaceous perennialsPrune winter jasmine to cut back flowered shootsTransplant shrubs growing in the wrong place while they're dormantPlant lily
for early sowingsCarry on sowing seeds in pots or trays in the greenhouse, ready to transplant later, including Brussels sprouts, spring cabbage and onions