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How to keep lemon trees ‘happy’ in colder weather – ‘will not respond well’ to heating

Lemon trees and other citrus plants can easily be grown in the UK as long as they receive the right care and conditions....

‘Don’t prune like other trees!’: ‘Always’ use ‘three-cut rule’ to prune Japanese maples

Knowing how and when to prune Japanese maple trees is an important aspect of caring for these garden stunners. Pete Smith, arborist and...

Gardeners could face huge £20k fine for cutting down certain trees – ‘fineable offence’

Leaves should be a healthy colour and be a good size and shape.Look out for signs of pest damage, water stress, technical damage...

Japanese maple: When to ‘avoid’ pruning acers – ‘best time’ to prune trees

“You want to leave enough branches that all of the spaces are filled in but not so many that the tree is overcrowded.“Prune...

Gardening: ‘Simple task’ to do to apple trees for ‘good quality’ crops and larger fruit

Apple trees can be found in many gardens across the UK and benefit from being thinned. In a video for the Royal Horticultural...

When to prune cherry trees – exact time to do it to avoid 'prevalent' diseases

Cherry trees are at their best in summer when juicy red fruits begin to ripen. As with most fruit trees, pruning is crucial...