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delicate glazed or ceramic pots and move them into a shed for winterRemove suckers growing around the base of treesPrepare areas to plant new rosesBuy primroses and primulas for seasonal colourLift and divide congested clumps of perennialsMove shrubs
of the oldest stems from currant bushesLift and divide congested clumps of rhubarb, replanting into soil enriched with well-rotted manure
is the minimum depth the pans would be and and when would be the best time to divide my overcrowded iris patch.Irises look good for only 1 or 2 Months and even their lovely green leaves start to die back about now So I thourght that growing them in a more
divided and now have plenty!
will be soon leave the plants alone apart from weeding, the top growth will also die back then start to come again in Autumn. Clean around the plants and a mulch of compost around them then leave to flower.After flowering next year lift and divide the plants re
not be allowed to dry out: germination will take place in the autumn or following spring. Alternatively, plants can be divided, removing an excess of woody rhizome, and shortening long leaves by half: plant as for mature plants, detailed above.
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to a length of about 20cmLift, divide and replant healthy portions of flag iris rhizomes into freshly prepared soil. Reduce their leaves by half to prevent wind rockWater sweet peas and give a liquid feed. Pick flowers or deadhead regularly
Cut late-summer-flowering clematis right down to soil levelDivide congested clumps of perennials such as asters, campanulas, rudbeckias and chrysanthemums after floweringPlant bare-rooted rosesDig up and compost exhausted summer beddingPlant out