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but maintaining the general length. You can cut back as hard as you like but no need to be too drastic. Aubretia looks sorry for itself after being cut back but it is only for a short while until growth resumes. Best from seed if you want lots of plants or buy a
; for the first time I've been able to run an extension to my greenhouse to power an electric propagator. When temperatures all around have fallen, the propagator maintains a warming 20Ë?C, perfect for germinating most seeds.I always grow an assortment of chillies
Once upon a time, many years ago, there was a field hedge near my house. A hedge consisting of about 60% hawthorn, with other shrubs added to make up the difference. At one time it was laid, trimmed and maintained but today just two trees remain
into freshly dug and improved soil, while the very old central portions of clumps can be discarded.This helps maintain youthful vigour in your borders, resulting in strong growth and great flowering performance.
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I have recently just started to maintain a few gardens. The gardens I look after are very large and this includes a large area of pathway, and a large area of driveway. I am looking for advice on how to purchase a more industrial weed and moss
of 18-21°C to germinate, so do consider investing in a heated propagator to maintain a constant temperature through March and April.Good quality seed compostPotsSummer bedding seedsVermiculiteMarch - April10 minutes to sow the seedsJune - September
looking hedge. Mix with Red Robin and plant annuals or bulbs around the hedge and I think that will tick all your boxes. Laurels are a good choice look nice and can be maintained, avoid connifers they absorb all the goodness and will kill off any grass
scale. Firstly, my in-laws had a large hedge of mixed planting, in which were several ceanothus. They (the in-laws) worked on the principle that "low maintainence" is the same as "no maintainence" so, inevitably, the hedge as a whole and the ceanothus