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Sowing Sweet Peas

Sowing Sweet Peas

I finally managed to gett around to sowing my sweet peas today. I would have sown them in the autumn but watching Gardeners World a few years ago they found that ,for them, sowing in the autumn made no difference compared to those sown in early spring. Still, it would be nice to have something … Continue reading

Cuttings Experiment

Cuttings Experiment

There’s a lot of debate over the way people aid their cuttings. Many people swear by hormone rooting powder whilst others see no benefit and prefer just to stick their cutting in some soil. I’ve never really bothered with anything but just soil and water although a few days ago I found some rooting gel … Continue reading

Geraniums Galore!

Geraniums Galore!

Some garden centres are like little gems, they have the best looking and the most exotic looking plants available and it is with their plants that we love to fill our gardens. In these little gems we find amazing new varieties and plants we didnt even know existed! However these garden centres can be expensive and … Continue reading

Basal Cutting: A great way to make free plants

Basal Cutting: A great way to make free plants

If you have just bought some great new plants and want to multiply your collection for free here is a useful step-by-step guide on how to do it. Basal cuttings work with lupins, delphiniums, dahlias, euphorbias and many other similiar plants. We bought these lovely looking lupins which were going to be perfect in our … Continue reading