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‘Spells disaster!’: Avoid planting tenders until the end of May – here’s why

Garden centres, supermarkets and DIY stores are blooming with trays of annuals such as petunias, marigolds and pelargoniums. However, those old-fashioned words of...

Gardeners should ‘wait another week’ before planting fruit and veg – what to plant April

April is the perfect time of year to start getting back out in the garden planting. However, with so much gardening advice on...

Monty Don shares ‘word of caution’ over planting sweet peas – ‘divide each pot’

The gardening pro said it’s best to “divide” the plants.He wrote: “One word of caution. The aim is to grow strong, healthy individual...

‘The risk is real’: Monty Don shares warning on Gardeners’ World over planting hydrangeas

“They will cope with most conditions and most soils and they love a nice loose, root rot.“So any leaf mould, compost - anything...

‘The plant will grow’: The lemon rind hack for planting seeds – ‘breaks down into soil’

Once the seeds are planted in the lemon rind, gardeners need to keep it on a windowsill until they sprout.If there isn’t enough...

‘Job to do now’: Inject ‘mediterranean colour’ into your summer garden by seed planting

With vibrant flowers and attractive foliage, Zonal Pelargoniums are perfect for bedding displays or in containers on a sunny patio. According to one...