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‘Common’ pruning ‘mistakes’ to avoid ‘permanently’ damaging a plant – ‘stunt its growth’

Pruning is an important gardening job, helping to encourage growth and keeping the garden presentable. However, there are "common" mistakes many people make,...

Rule to ‘always’ follow when pruning honeysuckle for ‘correct’ and ‘healthier’ results

Although pruning honeysuckle isn't strictly necessary every year, it's a simple way to keep it in shape for the space it's in and...

‘Important rule’ when pruning camellias – ‘encourages healthy blooms to grow’

For those who have already learned how to grow camellias and have one of these structural plants in their garden, they’ll know the value...

‘Ultimate bad move!’: Pruning mistakes to avoid – how to ‘correct’ them

When gardeners are pruning a plant they are cutting foliage, branches, or trunks to make the plant more attractive and structurally stronger. Good...

‘Can kill the plant!’: ‘Most important rule’ for pruning lavender to avoid ‘severe damage’

With its intoxicating fragrance and bee-alluring blooms, lavender is a joy to have in the garden. This perennial herb is remarkably hardy and...

‘Start moving plants’: 10 ‘key’ gardening tasks to do now – from pruning to planting

As we move further towards September, experts have said it is very important to prepare the garden for colder weather conditions. This means...