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I've done a reasonable amount of research on whether or not to remove the flower heads from Kniphofia after they have finished flowering, but can't find any information. Any thoughts gratefully received. Many thanks. I always remove mine and tidy
I am growing hot peppers in my kitchen should I take the side shoots out they are about 2 feet tall and little peppers are about to show Sounds as thought it has got very leggy-don't remove the side shoots-but do remove the top to stop more upward
Hi, we are growing onions in our garden which have been doing very well, but they are starting to get seed heads on them - should I remove them? Any help would be much appreciated. Yes, remove the flower heads and make sure you use those onions
. Paniculata forms can be pruned to size or shape at any time of year except once they've begun forming their flowers in summer. Best done in early spring to remove any frost damaged stems or immediately after flowering to improve shape. Mopheads and lacecap
Sow green manure crops to fill bare soilRemove pond weedsHoe and hand weed bordersFeed plants such as roses, shrubs and hedgesPrepare soil ready for sowing a lawn or laying turf during September and OctoberSend off for mail-order bulb catalogues
favourite sights in autumn is the yellowing of the huge hostas in the gardens at Blickling Hall in Norfolk. Leave your hosta leaves to change colour gloriously, and only when they turn brown and slushy with the frosts need you clear them away to remove
Chickweed, Stellaria media, is best thought of as a delicious rather than a pernicious weed. Its young leaves are packed with vitamins, so it makes a healthy addition to salads. However, it can also harbour greenfly and spider mite, so remove
Hello everyone. I have just discovered carrots which I have cooked and consumed had root fly. I just peeled them and removed the dark parts. Can they still be eaten or should they go on the compost heap?
i have an Oregon thornless blackberry, when do i prune it after fruiting ? As soon as you like. Only do ensure you don't remove this year's new stems. Yes, I know that is elementary but it has been known.
The cutting back of leaves or branches for four main reasons:1) To remove dead, injured or diseased parts.2) To control or direct growth.3) To improve the yield of flowers or fruit.4) To ensure premium growth conditions by allowing more light