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Improving light soil

Improving light soil

Light, hungry garden soils can be a problem , but you can change them! MOST OF the time when the question is raised about whether you can alter a soil, it’s either about lightening heavy, waterlogged clay, or making a lime-heavy soil more suitable for acid-lovers. Seldom is it thought worth making a light soil […]

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How to grow Heritage Daffs

How to grow Heritage Daffs

Old fashioned daffodil varieties are just as easy to grow as modern trumpet types. 1) Plant daffodil bulbs at least four inches deep. They flower best in an open aspect with plenty of light from above, Ensure the soil is well-drained. 2) Feed in autumn at planting time with a high-potash fertiliser or in early […]

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[Q&A] Ask the garden experts

[Q&A] Ask the garden experts

Question : ” I have some old terracotta pots that are a little drab. I would like to decorate them to give them a new lease of life, but which type of paint should I use?” Answer: First, you must seal the inside of the pot with waterproofing paint. Terracotta by its very nature absorbs […]

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