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Top 10 tips for heating a greenhouse in winter

…unheated greenhouse will benefit from a layer of bubble wrap. Buy purpose made horticultural bubble wrap insulation from garden centres as this is toughened and UV stabilised. When buying greenhouse bubble wrap remember that larger bubbles will let in more light. You can also use greenhouse bubble

Top recycling tips for the garden

…in over winter. A large piece of carpet can makes a handy mulch or weed suppressant if you lay it over your plot. * Bubble wrap - Don't throw away bubble wrap. Line your greenhouse with it in winter - it makes excellent insulation! Quick Links: * Gardening for Beginners * 'How to' Gardening Guides…

Facebook questions Oct 29th

…year. If it is in a container then move it to a frost free greenhouse or cool conservatory. If it must stay outside then cover it with several layers of horticultural fleece during particularly cold periods and wrap some bubble wrap around the pot to prevent the roots from freezing. Name: Pauline…

What to do in the garden in November

…lights in the greenhouse so that you can still get out there on dark winter evenings to check your plants. * • Insulate the greenhouse with sheets of bubble wrap attached to the inside of the frame, to reduce heat loss. * • Don’t forget to ventilate the greenhouse, particularly after…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 15th November 2013

…infestation as soon as possible, as they will quickly multiply once under cover. Water the plants and place them in a bright, cool (but frost-free) greenhouse or conservatory. A cool windowsill would also be fine. The secret to over-wintering Pelargoniums is to keep the compost almost dry during…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 30th September 2011

…last year (aprigold). In early spring just before flowering, i placed it into my bubble wrapped greenhouse. It flowered, but got no fruit and all looked well with the tree. Once I took it out of the Greenhouse, it started to deteriorate, with the leaves turning brownish (still greenish) and folding…

Pruning Olive Trees | Pruning | Gardening Information

…protection this year. If it is in a container then move it to a frost free greenhouse or cool conservatory. If it must stay outside then cover it with several layers of horticultural fleece during particularly cold periods and wrap some bubble wrap around the pot to prevent the roots from freezing.

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 4th October 2013

…over winter. If you know for sure you have a hardy variety then it will be fine outdoors over winter. As with all container plants it's a good idea to bubble wrap the container or group plants against a house wall to offer the roots some protection from freezing. I hope this helps Becky!

Money saving gardening tips, money saving ideas

…only available to subscribers. * 2. If your greenhouse is heated, do you really need to heat all of it? By hanging a plastic sheet across the middle you can reduce the space you have to heat, saving money on heating. And insulating with bubble wrap (with an old piece of curtain or something similar…

Facebook questions Dec 22nd

…or shredded paper on top of the crown and then use hessian sacking or fleece to secure it in place by wrapping the material around the top half of the trunk. Don't be tempted to use bubble wrap as this may trap moisture and encourage rotting. Tie around with string to secure it all in place. The…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 9th March 2012

…in a container it might be best to treat it as a half hardy variety and move it to a shed or cold greenhouse during winter. If this is not possible then try wrapping the container with bubble wrap next year, and use your fleece to cover protect the stems. Name: Michelle Campbell-Scott Question:…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 22nd March 2013

…(14°F), provided the soil is very well-drained. Container-grown plants are at further risk due to their roots being exposed - it's advisable to bubble wrap pots for the winter or place them against a house wall for shelter. Standard plants are always more vulnerable in winter as the cold can damage…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 9th December 2011

…containers. You can protect the roots of your plant by positioning it against a warm wall for the winter months. During really cold periods you can bubble wrap the container for some extra protection if necessary. Hopefully it will settle in quickly. Best of luck Alan. Name: Kay Rogers Question: I…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 1st November 2013

…to the compost surface in spring, which should supply enough nutrients for up to 6 months growth. Lilies in containers are best given a bit of protection in winter - whether you move them against a house wall or wrap the pot in bubble wrap or straw held in place with fleece. I hope this helps Peter.

Facebook questions December 12th

…Make sure that you don't mound it up around the stem. If it is in a container it may be best to shelter it in a greenhouse or move it against the shelter of a warm wall. Wrap some bubble wrap around the pot to protect the roots from the cold. If you're unsure about the hardiness of your Fuchsia, let…

What to do in the garden in January

…over wintered outdoors need protective straw or fleece. In cold spells, protect non frost-proof containers (terracotta pots for example) with bubble wrap, hessian or fleece, to prevent them cracking. Grouping the pots close to a south-facing wall may provide additional protection to the most…

How To Grow Herbs

…prevent water logging in the winter. It is also worth protecting pots in severe icy weather by placing them against a house wall and/or wrapping the pot in bubble wrap. Some herbs such as mint and Sweet Woodruff can be invasive and it is a good idea to grow them in sunken containers (old buckets or…