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Garden Advice

 

Gardening advice from leading garden experts. Advice on a range of garden plants, bulbs, trees etc.

 

ALPINES

Rock garden and Alpines advice and tips from the Scottish Rock Garden Club HERE

 

BAMBOO

Bamboo in the garden HERE

 

BULBS & TUBERS

Begonia tubers for wonderful summer baskets. Advice from De Jaeger HERE

Canna and Alstroemeria for summer flowering. Advice from De Jaeger HERE

Dahlias provide late summer and autumn colour. Advice HERE

Gladiolus stunners for summer. Plant advice from Bob Willard of De Jaeger HERE

De Jaeger Bulbs advice on growing Hyacinths, in Autumn for interior winter colour. HERE

Bob Willard of De jaeger Bulbs advice on growng a winter indoor favourite, Amaryllis HERE

 

CLIMBING PLANTS

Clematis are a range of gorgeous climbing plants that look beautiful climbing up walls, trellis etc HERE

 

GREENHOUSE GROWNG

Interview with greenhouse heater manufacturer, Keith Ambler about greenhouse heaters and keeping tips on how to keep your greenhouse warm in winter. HERE.

 

GREEN ROOFING (SEDUM PLANTS)

Learn more about green roofing. Advice from Enviromat. HERE

 

GROW YOUR OWN

Grow your own superfoods for great health benefits. HERE

Composting tips for Autumn. HERE

Organic gardener, Charles Dowding, with over 30 years experience gives advice on 'no dig' vegetable gardening. HERE

What type of potatoes to grow for a continuous supply throughout the summer and right up until Christmas. HERE

Growing carrots in containers HERE

How to grow & care for Raspberries. HERE

The benefits of Vegetable 'Hot Beds' HERE

Picking Lettuce for a long harvest. HERE

Companion Planting, advice from landscape architect and organic gardener, Michael Littlewood. HERE

 

HERBS

Inspiration and advice from The Herb Society HERE

 

HOUSE PLANTS

A few tips to care for Christmas plants such as Ponsiettas, Christmas Cactus and Amaryllis. HERE

 

LAWNS

Get the best from your lawn over the summer. Q Lawns advice HERE

Taking care of your lawn in Autumn. Advice from Angela Lambert of Q Lawns HERE

 

ORCHIDS

Chris Channon, Orchid expert answers 5 most often asked questions about Orchids HERE

 

ROOF TOP GARDENS

Interview with New York garden designer, Amber Freda, about roof top gardens HERE

 

ROSES

Tips about growing roses from David Austin Roses HERE

Rose suggestions for St George's Day. HERE

 

WATER

Get water wise with advice from Landscape Architect, Michael Littlewood HERE

Drought Tolerant Plants MORE

 

WILDLIFE & NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

 

Plantlife list of invasive garden plants to avoid. HERE