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18 May

Utilise space with a living wall!

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Living walls are a growing trend – and rightly so! They are a fantastic space saving way to garden and add will add new dimensions to your outdoor space. Living walls can be planted with herbs, annuals, perennials and even vegetables. Choose what’s best for your garden, thinking about whether you want to grow your [...]

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Published Date: 18 May 2013
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16 May

May Garden – Tidy, Protect & Maintain!

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Now is the time to cut back old growth on trailing plants such as Aubretia to make the plants more prolific and encourage new blooms.  This month remove faded wall flowers and clear out spring bedding to make space for new summer bedding plants. Twining climbers, like Honeysuckle and Clematis, need to be tied in and [...]

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Published Date: 16 May 2013
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06 May

May Garden – Sowing & Planting!

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It’s the start of summer and you can expect beautiful warm spells and cool nights. You still have the risk of a cold snap and heavy showers in May but May’s garden is bursting with life, colour and birdsong! Sowing and planting: Plant out summer bedding towards the end of the month once the risk [...]

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Published Date: 06 May 2013
Category: Fruit and Vegetables, Gardeners Calendar, Spring Bedding
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