Gardening tips & advice for growing your own plants, fruit & veg. Need some help and advice about your garden? Read our articles to find out everything from growing your own plants, fruit & veg to winter pruning.
If you don’t prune raspberries regularly, within a few years you’ll end up with a dense tangle of branches that yields very little. Here are instructions for pruning summer raspberries and autumn raspberries. The difference […]
Gardeners will have more fun next spring with a winterized vegetable bed, because prepared soil saves some sweaty work. Here is how it’s done. Late autumn is the optimal time to winterize vegetable beds. This […]
Although peonies are hardy, there is no getting around protective measures. This is especially true for the delicate shrub peonies (Paeonia suffruticosa). Freezing cold is not a problem for either perennial peonies or shrubby peonies. […]
Bonsai are generally considered to be somewhat difficult housemates. Their care requires precise knowledge and if treated incorrectly, the miniature trees quickly drop their leaves and die. You can read about the reasons for this […]
Clematis, also known as traveler’s joys, are flowering climbing shrubs, but are considered somewhat sensitive. Wrongly so: with these care tips, nothing will stand in the way of a flowering festival that will last for […]
The blue or white flower balls of the agapanthus adorn balconies and terraces in summer. With these tips for overwintering, the exotic plant will bloom for years. Agapanthus, also known as African lilies, is one […]
Strawberries are overwintered differently depending on the species and variety. Whether they are grown outdoors or in pots also matters. Here you can read how to best get strawberries through the winter. Successfully overwinter strawberries […]