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Celery should be raised from seed sown in March and April in trays placed in a greenhouse or frame at a temperature of about 10-15°C (50-60°...
To produce a STANDARD FUCHSIA [1] regularly tie the stem to a cane for support and to maintain straight, upright growth. Any side shoots ...
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As soon as your plants arrive please carefully unpack them and check that the compost is moist. Should the compost be slightly dry then wate...
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There are a number of measures that can be taken to help preserve soil moisture in hot dry summers or when there is a hose pipe ban in pl...
The term F1 Hybrid indicates that a particular seed is a _first filial generation_ variety. The majority of the lower cost flower and vege...
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CLAY SOILS Clay soils are also known as heavy soils. Clay has small particles, when it is wet the soil is very sticky and it will crack ...
Garden space is very often limited so growing vegetables in pots is becoming more and more popular. Plants suitable include aubergine, run...
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The best time to harvest your flowers is on a dry, sunny day when the flowers are just starting to open. Tie the stems together (about 20 pe...
Here's a list of plants which may prove unappetising to rabbits: * Acanthus mollis * Aconitum * African Marigolds * Anemone *...
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There are a number of factors that can result in poor seed germination. A suitable medium should be used for sowing in trays and pots and th...
Blindness is the result of a malfunction or absence of the growing point. The plants stop growing or may fail to flower. There are a number ...
Plants can bolt or prematurely run to seed if they receive a check to their growth. In crops such as spinach this is likely to be due to dry...

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