Tag Cottage Garden

Deadheading flowers – More buds, more blooms

Advice on deadheading (the removal of spent flowers) for most annual and perennial plants. Encourage more flower production.

When to prune Weigela

Beautiful garden shrubs: Weigela. Variegated foliage and masses of foxglove flowers in shades from red to white.

Hypertufa planters – how to make [Ultimate guide]

Making your own hypertufa pots and stone effect trough couldn’t be easier. The effects are truly stunning and very cheap to construct.

Cottage Garden – Plant guide

Get the most out of your outdoor space and cram in your favourite flowering plants to create your own cottage garden.

Growing Helleborus from seed

Winter flowering Helleborus are surprisingly easy to grow from seed. A highly rewarding long flowering perennial – attractive in the garden all year round.

Plants for a small garden

Finding plants to suit a small garden can be a challenge. Here is a list of colourful plants and vegetables that you might want to try in your own garden.

Dahlias – How to overwinter within the UK

Dahlia are tender perennials and must be protected from hard frosts. Here is a guide to storing Dahlia tubers during the coldest winter months and an answer to the question: can you leave dahlias in the ground over winter?

Cottage garden

For many years, the Edwardian English cottage garden has maintained a high level of dignity throughout our changes landscape and social values.

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