Category Archive: spring garden care

February and March in the garden

We are just moving into a very busy period for the garden, tidying up after a warmish and very wet winter and preparing for the spring. Check for damage to supports for climbers and wall shrubs, remove dead and broken branches from shrubs and trees, check for fungal infections such as blight on box and …

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Long Border Makeover

I have been working with one of my gardeners, Keith, over the past few days renovating a lovely long border running the full length of an old brick wall.  The border is filled with a wonderful range of herbaceous perennials which many people cut back for winter. However here, many  have been left with their …

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Spring Bulb Care

                  Spring bulbs can become congested over time leading to decreased flowering, increased pests and diseases and other problems until they finally disappear from your garden.  But with a little care they can keep flowering and multiply around  your garden. Crocus Grown from corms these can bulk up after …

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