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A plant used to provide height and contrast in bedding schemes, usually among shorter varieties or ground cover plants. Plants often used include roses, dwarf trees and pelargoniums.
I have been growing strawbs for a couple of years in a raised bed. Today I cleared the bed and moved 9 of the plants to a newly manured different raised bed. In the old one, I want to prepare it for next year's tomatoes by planting a green manure
Hi all, I live in a house in a relatively new housing development (6 years old). To the front of the house are parking bays and some small (barely) planted beds. In typical developer style, the contractor filled the beds with a combination
The practice of reducing the number of plants in a bed or container to provide more room for growth. In fruit production, to reduce the crop of fruitlets early on in order to produce larger fruits for harvest.
Sprinkle a handful of sulphate of potash fertiliser around the base of fruit trees and bushesPlant new raspberry canes and blackberry plantsPrepare beds to plant asparagusPlace tunnel cloches or simple sheets of polythene over beds to warm soil
Hi everyone, can i plant strawberry runners now, i have raised beds on my allotment Yes-a good time. Thank you so much for your quick reply geoff
Plant out container-grown roses and shrubsFork compost into flower beds to prepare soil for summer beddingTie in new growth on climbing plants, such as clematis, wisteria and honeysuckle, to supportsPick off faded flowers from camellias, azaleas
Plant out summer beddingSummer is almost here, but before you rush into the greenhouse to bring out your summer bedding plants, make sure the threat of frost is completely passed. For a successful display, take it slowly and acclimatise plants
Carol Klein demonstrates how to add mulch to beds and borders to enrich the soil and ensure healthy plants.spring and autumnCarolMore ways to improve soilImproving soil with green manure.How to feed plants.Improving your soil.Making a soil sieve.
Good info, but the title subject and video content do not match. More info and examples on the actual cutting bed layout, possible alternatives, composition of plants or thoughts on yearly planning...., this video seemed to focus on sweet pea