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with planting in grow-bags? The beds are a good 4 weeks away....
I planted three new cana lillies this year in a newly designed hot bed. They have grown really well, now about 1 metre tall and have all flowered well. The bed is in a corner of the garden, south facing, with walls on two sides. The soil is also
Buy plug plants and young bedding plants to grow on for baskets, pots and bedding displaysThin out heavy fruit sets on peaches and nectarines, leaving fruits about 10cm apartSow annual climbers, such as cup-and-saucer vine (Cobaea), nasturtium
Plant out tender summer-bedding plants, such as begonias, once all risk of frost has passedLook out for aphids on lupins, and spray with a soap-based insecticide if infectedPush canes into pots of tall-growing lilies and tie their stems
Plant out spring bedding, including pansies, wallflowers and forget-me-notsPot up tender perennials from summer displays to bring under cover for winter protectionPrune rambling and climbing rosesRake autumn leaves from lawns and pick out from
pleasing to the eye if the ends of the beds, for example, were much deeper and separate, maybe filled with ericaceous soil, it would also give you the opportunity of growing trailing plants aswell. Thanks for reply, going to go for 18 inches I think then I
p.s i only grow veg turnips cabbage/sprouts/broc/caulie/punkings/leeks Brassicas do not like newly manured ground. Peas/ beans etc do. Don't plant carrots or parsnips there. They will all split into many fingers. Only plant them in beds that have
Carol Klein and Joe Swift demonstrate how to create a raised bed at Berryfields, using local stone and alpine planting, with tips on compost mixes and plant suggestions.springMore advice on growing alpinesVideo advice on planting alpines in a pot
website, selling organic vegetables(plants), great service, reasonably priced and are delivered very neatly in a cute box where the plants are nestled in a bed of straw!!