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  1. Top 5 February tasks your garden will love you for

    Top 5 February tasks your garden will love you for
    According to the calendar, February is the last month of summer, but it can be very hot and humid and these conditions take their toll on the garden. Over the next few months the weather will cool, days will get shorter and the milder months of autumn will arrive. For now, though, there are some simple tasks you can undertake...
  2. The ultimate guide on how to prune: When to prune shrubs and other plants

    The ultimate guide on how to prune: When to prune shrubs and other plants
    For many gardeners the thought of pruning a plant causes stress and doubt. When is the right time to prune? How much should I prune? What do I prune? These are all the questions that jostle for answers as you look at a plant, secateurs in hand. The first rule of pruning is don’t panic! The second rule is understand...
  3. A rose for all seasons

    A rose for all seasons
    Let our handy guide help you care for your roses year round.   Summer Keep your plant well watered during the hottest months of the year, but don’t water the foliage - this encourages mildew and rust. Deadhead your plant, correctly. Cut it back (on an angle) to a leaf that has five leaflets. This will help produce a flowering bud...

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