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'How To Prune Fuchsia'

Fuchsias | Pruning

…Glossary of Gardening Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Fuchsias - Pruning Commonly asked question(s): - When should I cut back my climbing Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby'? When should I cut back my climbing Fuchsia Lady Boothby? It's best to prune fuchsias in the spring. If you notice…

What to do in the garden in March

…ornamental grasses to make way for new growth. * • Prune overwintered fuchsias back to one or two buds on each shoot. * • Prune Winter Flowering Jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum) after flowering to encourage new growth for next year's blooms. Cut back the previous years growth to 5cm from the…

How to grow fuchsias

…Standard fuchsias will need to be moved to a frost free position during the winter months to protect their vulnerable stem 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…

How To Prune a Clematis

…What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * 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

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

…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 you should soon start to see new…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 3rd May 2013

…your plants indoors. Make sure to dead-head your plants regularly to prevent flowers going to seed, and encourage more to be produced. Petunias, Fuchsias and many other bedding plants will benefit from being pinched out to prevent them becoming leggy - watch our How to pinch out plant tips video for…

How To Grow Sweet Peas

…plants for you! They are ideal for cutting as the 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 *…

How To Grow Raspberries

…aged stems, they require slightly different pruning techniques. Read on to find out how to prune raspberries. Where to Plant Raspberries Raspberries like fertile, well drained soil in a sunny spot. They will tolerate shading but you're unlikely to get as much fruit as raspberries growing in full…

Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for spring

…of grass clippings, vegetable peelings, 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 *…

How to Grow Hydrangeas

to cling to walls and fences. Tie them in to their supports until they are firmly attached - this may take several seasons. Prune climbing Hydrangeas immediately after flowering by removing the faded flower heads and shortening the stems to fit the available space. Return to * Flower - 'How To'

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…

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How To Grow Lavender

prune lavender plants back to within 2cm (1") of the previous year's growth to maintain a compact, well shaped plant. It is important to leave some of the current year's growth on each stem as Lavender tends to be slow to regrow from old wood. Neglected, woody plants are best replaced. How to use…

How To Grow Blueberries

…regular pruning your highbush blueberry plants should remain productive for many years producing delicious fruit every summer. And with its attractive flowers and glorious autumn foliage your blueberry plant will make a stunning feature in your garden too!    Return to * Fruit - 'How To'

How To Grow Wistera

…at our wisteria growing guide to learn how to care for your plant and how to prune wisteria. Choosing a wisteria If you are planning to buy a wisteria plant then it's worth checking that the plant is grafted as seed raised wisteria can take up to 20 years or more to flower. All of Thompson &…

How to grow tomatoes

…* Gardening Blog * Competitions * How to grow tomatoes How to Grow Tomatoes You can't rival the flavour of a fresh home-grown tomato straight from the vine. Their taste is far superior to the bland tomatoes offered in the supermarkets and they're so easy to grow! Thompson & Morgan offer a…

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

…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 lots…

How To Grow Fruit Trees

to increase in size and helps to prevent branches snapping under the weight of a heavy crop. In a few months time you will be enjoying your own home grown fruit picked fresh from the tree. Return to * Fruit - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In…

How To Gardening Guides and Tips

…* How To 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,

How We Grow and Send Your Plants

…Competitions * How we grow and send your plants How we grow and send your plants and seeds Innovative new packaging for our plugs Exclusive to Thompson & Morgan, the new cartridge plug system®PAP allows us to grow the large bulk of our mail-order plug plants by a method identical to commercial…

What to do in the garden in February

…them to within a few centimetres of the ground. * • Prune overwintered fuchsias back to one or two buds on each shoot. * • Prune Winter Flowering Jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum) after flowering to encourage new growth for next year's blooms. Cut back the previous years growth to 5cm from…

What to do in the garden in January

…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 (Peruvian Lily). * • Cut back the old foliage from ornamental grasses before growth begins - clip them to within…

What to do in the garden in August

to keep them compact. * • Cut back faded perennials to keep borders tidy. * • As your Penstemon flowers fade, cut them back to just above a leaf to encourage more flowers. * • Cut back herbs now to encourage a new flush of tasty leaves you can harvest before the frost. * • Prune

What to do in the garden in May

…* • Prune your Penstemons now - cut all the old shoots back to the base provided there is new growth at the bottom of the plant. If there are no new shoots at the base, cut just above the lowest set of leaves. * • Take cuttings of tender perennials such as Fuchsia, Argyranthemum…

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

…until the weather starts to warm up and the buds begin to swell before pruning, making your cuts just a above a pair of buds. As your Fuchsia is growing in a pot, make sure you sprinkle some slow-release fertiliser such as our Fuchsia fertiliser on the compost surface to help the plant with new…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 2nd November 2012

…and is taking a lot of light. I want to prune it back. When is the best time to do it? Can I prune quite hard and how long is it likely to take fill with leaves again? Answer: Hello Jonathan. Ivy is normally quite resilient but its best to leave pruning until early spring, just before the new…

Facebook Question and Answer session 11th July 2014

…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 ensure flowers in the following year. Cut back the stems to a healthy bud and remove a fifth of the old stems to

Gardening Questions & Answers

…back to you during her next gardening Q&A session. Q&A from 22/08/2014 * How to take Rose cuttings. * sowing seeds in cells vs. trays. * Which Green Manure to use. * Pruning Apple and Cherry trees. * Planting suggestions for privacy. Q&A from 08/08/2014 * How to renovate a border. * How to control…

Facebook questions Dec 22nd

…way to rectify this is 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.

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

…troublesome to dig in. I hope this helps you to decide, Sarah * Ann Olson-Neumann * When is the best time of Autumn to cut back / prune my apple & cherry trees. Also how far from the branch - meaning the minimum of branch left. They are not OLD TREES 5yrs, still small girth. I want to prune hard as…

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

to insulate them from the cold. The top growth of fuchsias is also particularly prone to dying back in winter so it's best not to prune until late spring when the new buds begin to swell. As you are growing yours in a container it might be best to treat it as a half hardy variety and move it to a…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 1st June 2012

…make superb additions to dried flower arrangements. Name: Kaz Prescott Question: Can anyone give me any info on this plant... I bought it today but all it says is "fuchsia on a cane"... how high can it grow, is it a perennial.....? This is my first year growing fuchsias... Answer: Hello Kaz. From…

Facebook questions jan 21st

to cut it back please. Answer: Hi Jo, it's best to prune Fuchsias in the spring as Kevin has suggested. If you notice any weak spindly growth, cut these shoots right back to the base. If your Lady Boothby is well established, prune out the oldest stems when the fresh buds begin to break, aiming to

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 30th May 2014

…around the bush to hold the growth more upright. Insufficient sun can also be a contributing factor to weak spindly growth. It may be worth reviewing the position of these roses and moving them in the autumn if necessary. You can encourage stronger growth and thicker stems by pruning them back in…