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I love this weather, it's just the right mix of fresh, dewy mornings and cracking sunny afternoons. The plants seem to enjoy it too, as long as they get watered regularly.On the plot, everything is coming along nicely - the onions and shallots have
I have read with interest about saving water to water my plants. I have quite a large garden and live in a pretty dry part of the country. I have looked into getting water butts but haven't done so as yet.My question is: What can I do as I have
i measured 4 spoons of gro something plant food into 5 litres of water into a watering can x 2,and watered on to mmy lawn,20 metres x 10,please tell me this wont do it any harm. Can't see a problem with that. Was it lawn food? No, I think your lawn
Help I bought a willow tree it was doing fine in the small container. I planted into the soil, all the leaves turned yellow and dropped off. Whats happened it looks not good. Can it recover? Have you kept watering it? You need to water it as though
Watch Joe Swift's practical video demonstration on choosing marginal plants for a garden pond. Plant choices include Cyperus involucratus, Equisetum hyemale and arum lily.summerMore water gardening projectsGrowing marginal plants in a container
to remove them, leaving only 2-3 on the plant at most. use a pair of tights or the like to support the growing fruit. You will need to water, water, water and water all the way through. You may need to ripen the fruit inside a greenhouse.
Follow Monty Don's video guide to planting courgette plants, which includes advice on planting depth and watering.summerMore on growing vegetablesMonty's video project on planting broccoliHow to plant sweetcornPlanting runner beansPlanting brassicasPlanting
Decomposed organic matter that provides nutrients for plants and increases the soil's ability to retain water. Humus can be mixed with garden soil and sand to make a potting mixture.
Hello This is my second time buying this plant (since the first one shrivelled away ). Did some reading on the net, and found out that the plant likes to be watered fully then the soil should let to dry about an inch/inch & half deep. I've roughly
curl Water pot plants sparingly and avoid wetting foliage. Never leave plants standing in waterRegularly pick off faded leaves and flowers to avoid grey mould (botrytis) developing