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Follow our step-by-step video guide to planting a young apple tree to give it the best chance of thriving. Monty, Chris and Sarah explain how to prepare the hole, with tips on watering, mulching and staking.spring or autumnMore advice on growing
the tomatoes will ripen well.To help reduce its weight, fill the bottom of the basket with polystyrene chunks. Top up with compost. Plant the black-eyed Susan and tomato plant near the edge, and tuck the parsley between them.Water daily - or twice a day
Any plant that grows either completely submerged in, or with leaves and flowers emerging from, water. It may be rooted in the soil or compost under water, or be free floating.
Refers to water collected and distributed via irrigation trenches located beneath the surface of garden beds.
An aquatic plant, which, when submerged, releases oxygen into the water.
The inability of a seed to germinate, particularly when there's been a lack of water.
Take 10 minutes first thing in the morning, during the height of summer, to pour water onto the floor of the greenhouse. This simple task creates enough moisture throughout the day to prevent your plants from suffering heat stress.Watering can full
A complex single cell organism that's common wherever there is water - oceans, lakes, ponds and soil.
A common term for any number of gnat-like flies, which are usually found close to water sources.
An organism, viral, bacterial, fungal or parasitical, that attacks plants. It may be water, air or soil borne, or carried by insects.