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Growing Sweet Peas | A guide to sowing, growing, feeding & training

Fragrant sweet peas have been loved by gardeners for centuries. This article will explain the best methods for growing sweet peas and producing plenty of sweet-scented flowers.

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Delosperma (Ice Plant) – the perfect resident for a dry sunny spot

I am a Delosperma fanatic. I have been collecting them for 10 years and here is a variety you have got to try! Lots of colour and hardy!

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Garden Care

How do you prune Roses & when’s the best time?

A gardeners guide to how and when to prune roses to get the most out of your blooms.

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Succulents – Getting the most out of a dry garden

Growing succulents in your garden can be extremely rewarding. Easy to grow, propagate and these plants will thrive in places where others wilt.

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Osteospermum – Hardy coastal garden favourite

Capture that holiday feeling by growing Osteospermum in your garden this year. Now there is a UK-hardy collection to try out.

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Hardy Cyclamen varieties for winter colour

If you are looking for something unusual, easy to grow, hardy and will guarantee colour during the winter months, then look no further than the humble Cyclamen.

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Shrubs & Trees

When to prune Weigela for more flowers

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

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Shrubs & Trees

Looking after your Passion Flower

A quick guide to growing, pruning and feeding Passiflora caerulea. An introduction to other varieties of the Passion Flower

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Propagating Canna Lily Seeds | A Complete Guide to growing Canna Plants

Canna Lily propagation from seed is incredibly easy to do. A guide to growing, storing and transplanting these tropical flowering plants.

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Container gardening

There are many benefits to growing your plants in containers. This article will look at some of the advantages of Container Gardening and some of the best plants to try in pots, tubs and troughs.

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Indoor Plants

Growing Streptocarpus plants (Cape Primrose)

The streptocarpus, or Cape Primrose is an excellent addition to any windowsil or conservatory. It will provide plenty of orchid-like flowers for much of the year and is easy to grow.

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15 [Easy to grow] flowers

A list of common, easy to grow flowers for your garden this summer. For the first time gardener.