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Fruit and veg

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Greenhouse

  • Set up a capillary matting system to ensure plants have enough water if you're going away on holiday
  • Plant cold-stored potato tubers in large tubs in a greenhouse or cool porch, for harvesting at Christmas
  • Pour water over the greenhouse floor every morning during hot weather to increase humidity
  • Plant up pots with 'Paper White' narcissus bulbs for fragrant indoor displays this Christmas
  • Remove the lower leaves of cordon tomatoes up to the lowest truss, to let more light and air reach the fruits
  • Take leaf cuttings from succulents, such as echeverias, crassula and sedums
  • Start watering dormant cyclamen to bring them back into growth after their summer rest
  • Plant flowering bulbs, such as nerines, lachenalia and veltheimia in pots indoors, for autumn and winter colour
  • Look out for pests and diseases on greenhouse plants, and treat any you find immediately
  • Harvest tomatoes, cucumbers and chillies regularly to encourage more fruits to form
  • Tackle vine weevil infestations by watering pots with a solution of biological control nematodes
  • Shade delicate plants in the greenhouse to avoid sun scorch on hot days
  • Take leaf cuttings from houseplants, including begonias, African violets and Cape primroses

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Select from four varieties of winter- and spring-flowering evergreen clematis 'Jingle Bells', 'Winter Beauty', 'Wisley Cream' and 'Early Sensation' and you'll only pay for two.

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In summer, its glossy green canopy is awash with charming white panicles of flowers. In winter, its branches transform into a blaze of bright orange-red berries. This hardy shrub is usually £14.99 per 3L plant.

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This evergreen will bring a hint of festive cheer to your home, producing an abundance of colourful red berries, which contrast beautifully with the deep green foliage. Supplied in pretty zinc pots with gift labels, ideal for Christmas displays.

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