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'Clematis Pruning Guide'

How To Prune a Clematis

…Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * How To Guide for Pruning a Clematis How to prune a Clematis Clematis plants are often classified in groups according to their pruning requirements. The correct time for pruning clematis depends upon…

Clematis | Pruning

…to' Gardening Guides * Video Library * Clematis plants Clematis - Pruning Commonly asked question(s): - How do I prune Clematis Montana? How do I prune Clematis Montana? Clematis Montana falls into pruning group 1 and requires minimal pruning. Take a look at our clematis pruning guide to find out…

Planting and Growing

…full cultural growing and aftercare instructions. The cultural instructions are also available online. Click here to view our cultural instructions. For more topical guides, please click on the links below: * Growing hanging baskets * Growing potatoes * Growing tomatoes * Pruning your clematis

What to do in the garden in January

…* • If your garden is looking a bit bare try growing a winter-flowering evergreen Clematis such as 'Winter Beauty'. To find out how to prune Clematis take a look at our Clematis pruning guide. * • For a more unusual bare-root plant to add to your borders now, try growing Alstroemeria…

What to do in the garden in March

…last year may need planting or potting on now. * • Prune early-flowering Clematis once their flowers have finished and summer-flowering Clematis before they start into active growth - find out how using our clematis pruning guide . * • Finish cutting back shrubs grown for their colourful…

How To Grow Lavender

…dry weather. Once established, Lavender is reasonably drought tolerant. Pruning Lavender Lavender plants will need pruning each year in order to prevent them becoming sparse and woody. After flowering, in late summer, prune lavender plants back to within 2cm (1") of the previous year's growth to…

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

…sun or semi-shade. How to prune Buddleja Buddleja plants are really low maintenance, but they do benefit from pruning in early spring. Pruning will prevent them from becoming leggy and helps to maintain a nice compact plant. Buddleja plants flower on new growth, so pruning will also help to promote…

How To Gardening Guides and Tips

…Gardening Guides How To Gardening Guides Ever wondered how to plant garlic, when to harvest potatoes, or how to prune a Clematis? Our useful 'How To' guides cover a wide range of topics to bring you specialist advice on growing flowers, fruits and vegetables. Read about planting, pruning, harvesting…

Yellowing Clematis Leaves | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…Glossary of Gardening Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Yellowing Clematis Leaves - Diseases Commonly asked question(s): - Why are the leaves at the bottom of my clematis yellowing? Why are the leaves at the bottom of my clematis yellowing? It is normal for plants to shed…

Flowers | How To Gardening Guides & Tips

…out how to grow Buddleja Buzz™... How To Prune a Clematis Knowing when you should prune a clematis is important to ensure you get the best display of flowers from your plants. Clematis plants are often classified in groups. View the guide here... How To Grow Fuchsias Fuchsias are versatile…

What to do in the garden in February

…February. In the flower garden * • Prune your Wisteria now, cutting back summer side-shoots to 2 or 3 buds. * • Towards the end of the month prune summer-flowering Clematis before active growth begins - find out how with our clematis pruning guide. * • Cut back shrubs such as Cornus…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 6th September 2013

…cause then it's best to leave your clematis plant alone, pruning at the normal time, which is early spring for most summer-flowering Clematis, or straight after flowering for the winter and spring-flowering varieties. Take a look at our 'How to Prune Clematis' guide for more details. If the browning…

How To Grow Blueberries

…alkaline over time. Pruning Blueberry Plants Blueberry bushes don't really require a lot of attention. But to ensure that your plant remains productive over many years you will need to prune them each spring around February or March, while the plant is still dormant. Pruning blueberries is really…

How To Grow Wistera

…your wisteria in a sheltered spot. How to prune wisteria Just the thought of wisteria pruning can send many gardeners into a panic - but it needn't be difficult if you understand a few basic principles. Unlike many plants, Wisteria needs to be pruned twice a year - once in late winter (February)…

How To Grow Raspberries

…delicious crop! Pruning Raspberries * Knowing when to prune raspberries can seem complicated but it is really very simple! All you need is a good pair of secateurs and some gardening gloves to protect against thorns. * Pruning autumn-fruiting raspberries these are the simplest to prune. In late…

How To Grow Fruit Trees

…or peaches these should be pruned in the summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf disease. * When growing cordon fruit trees, pruning begins immediately after planting. Remove the central stem to just above the highest side branch. For the following 3 years, prune only the tips of the remaining…

Gardening Questions & Answers

…seedlings Q&A from 21/04/2014 * Killing tree stumps * Allium leaves turning brown * Pruning Pyracantha * Growing new plants from Raspberry suckers * Planting ideas for decorating a grave Q&A from 04/04/2014 * Pruning Fuchsias in Spring * Growing Gardenias * Umbrella Pine scorched by winter weather…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 22nd August 2014

…some quick growing climbers. You could try Clematis armandii, which is evergreen and produces white, fragrant flowers in the spring and Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina' (honeysuckle) which is very fragrant. You could also try Clematis tangutica, Clematis montana, Jasminum officinale, Akebia quinata,…

How to grow fuchsias

…from frost damage, regardless of how hardy the variety is. Training and pruning fuchsias Upright / Bush fuchsias Bush Fuchsias are best pruned in spring. Cut back the stems to a permanent low framework. Climbing fuchsias Prune out the oldest stems in spring when the fresh buds begin to break, and…

How to Grow Hydrangeas

…Hydrangea pruning Shrubby Hydrangeas such as Hydrangea macrophylla cultivars, H. paniculata and H. arborescens can all be treated in a similar way. Flowering on the previous year's wood, they generally need little maintenance, but pruning will certainly help to produce a better display. Prune

Slugs | How to Get Rid of Slugs | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…* Glossary of Gardening Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Slugs - Pests Commonly asked question(s): - What preventative measures can I use to stop my strawberry plants being attacked? - Why have the stems of my clematis been stripped of their outer layers? Some of the stems…

Snails | Snail Eggs | Pests | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Help | Gardening Information

…Products * Gardening for Beginners * Glossary of Gardening Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Snails & Snails Eggs - Pests Commonly asked question(s): - Why have the stems of my clematis been stripped of their outer layers? Some of the stems are dead and there are holes in…

Facebook questions Dec 22nd

…to hard prune it in early spring by cutting stems back to about 60cm (2ft) above ground level. I know this sounds drastic, and many other plants would struggle to recover from such treatment; but Camellias are extremely resilient and actually benefit from rejuvenation pruning. After pruning, spread…

'How to' Gardening Video Library

…Grow Tomato Plants View video... 'How To' Sideshoot Tomato Plants View video... Fruit Videos... 'How To' Prune a Blueberry Bush View video... 'How To' Grow Raspberries View video... 'How To' Prune Raspberries View video... 'How To' Plant Strawberries View video... General Garden Videos... 'How To'…

How to grow tomatoes

…size, including patios, balconies, window boxes and even hanging baskets. Follow our tomato growing guide below to learn how to grow tomatoes successfully. Take a look at our tomato selector guide to help you decide which tomato varieties to grow. Growing tomatoes from seed Growing tomato plants…

What to do in the garden in July

…five leaves. * • Prune your plum, apricot, peach and cherry trees now. Pruning these species in the summer reduces the risk of these trees getting silver leaf disease. * • If you've trained your apples and pears as cordons, fans or espaliers, give them their summer prune now to maintain a…

Facebook Question and Answer session 11th July 2014

…environment that is affecting its growth in general. Philadelphus flowers on the previous year's wood and requires annual pruning to make the most of the blooms. It's best to prune in midsummer (after flowering) to ensure that sufficient new growth can be made during the remainder of the season to…

Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for spring

…paper and woody prunings. To help the process along you'll need to turn your compost with a garden fork each month to keep it aerated. Return to * Top 10 Gardening Articles Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q &…

How To Grow Sweet Peas

…more blooms you cut the more they grow. Return to * Flowers - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q & A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog &…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 4th April 2014

…would. Summer-flowering shrubs such as Fuchsia and Buddleja produce a better overall shape, and bigger and better flowers if pruned hard in the spring. I would prune all the stems back to the lowest healthy bud or shoot you can find, creating a low framework. Fuchsias are vigorous plants and…

Powdery Mildew Treatment | Controlling Powdery Mildew | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

* Other pages you might like: * Pest & Disease Control Products * Gardening for Beginners * Glossary of Gardening Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Powdery Mildew - Diseases Commonly asked question(s): - How should I look after an oak sapling which looks like it has mildew?…

What to do in the garden in August

…frost. * • Prune summer flowering shrubs once they have finished blooming. * • Prune your Wisteria after flowering by removing all the whippy side-shoots from the main branch framework to about 20cm from their base (about five leaves from the main stem). * • Prune climbing roses and…

Top 10 Evergreen Shrubs

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Facebook questions Nov 12th

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What to do in the garden in May

…also be used for cuttings. * • Take softwood cuttings of shrubby herbs (such as sage and lemon verbena) * • Prune out overcrowded and dead stems of early-flowering clematis (C. alpina, C. cirrhosa, C. macropetala, C. armandii and their cultivars) after flowering. * • Tie in climbing…

What to do in the garden in April

…• Honeysuckle and Clematis will now be putting on growth, tie in new stems to train the plant along its support. * • Check any tree ties to make sure the tie is not cutting into the trunk. Loosen any that are tight to allow the trunk room to expand. * • Prune your Penstemons now - cut…