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'How To Prune Raspberries'

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'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Raspberries - Pruning Commonly asked question(s): - How do I prune raspberry canes? - When should I prune my autumn fruiting raspberries? How do I prune raspberry canes? You need to treat the summer ones slightly differently to the autumn ones. Prune

How To Grow Raspberries

…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 sun. Summer-fruiting raspberries will…

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 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 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 Prune Raspberries Video

How to Prune Raspberries Video Learn how to prune your own raspberries in this video. * Quick Links: * Go back to Video Library

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

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 fuchsias

…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 reduce the remaining stems to restrict their vigorous growth to the available space. How to train a standard fuchsia…

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'

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 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 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,

Flowers | How To Gardening Guides & Tips

…spring. Find out how to grow amaryllis... How To Grow Buddleja Buzz™ Like its larger cousins, dwarf patio variety Buddleja Buzz™ will grow in almost any well drained soil and even in a container on your patio. Find out how to grow Buddleja Buzz™... How To Prune a Clematis Knowing…

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What to do in the garden in February

raspberry canes to the ground to stimulate new canes, which will fruit in the autumn. Cut the tips of summer-fruiting raspberry canes that have grown beyond the top of their supports; cut just above a bud. * • Continue to plant raspberry canes for the coming summer. * • Prune apple trees…

What to do in the garden in July

…trained your apples and pears as cordons, fans or espaliers, give them their summer prune now to maintain a good shape. * • Prune the fruited stems of your blackcurrant bushes after harvesting. * • Raspberries are shallow rooted so they will appreciate being watered generously in hot, dry…

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 March

…- find out how using our clematis pruning guide . * • Finish cutting back shrubs grown for their colourful winter stems such as Cornus and Salix cultivars. Cut them back to their bases. * • Cut out the top rosette of leaves from Mahonia shrubs after they have flowered to encourage…

What to do in the garden in October

…so already, cut back the fruited canes of your summer fruiting raspberries, leaving the new green canes for next year’s crop. Tie in next year's raspberry canes to support wires or fencing. * • Move citrus trees indoors to a bright, frost free position (4-12°C) away from cold draughts…

What to do in the garden in August

…plants to improve ventilation and reduce the risk of pests and diseases. * • Prune the fruited stems of your blackcurrant bushes after harvesting. * • Cut back the fruited canes of your summer raspberries, leaving the new green canes for next year’s crop. Tie in next year's raspberry

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 *…

Facebook questions Jan 7th

…Answer: Hi Anna, how lovely to gain an established fruit garden. It sounds like you have a variety of autumn-fruiting raspberry. The pruning you've carried out is correct for summer-fruiting raspberries. For autumn fruiting raspberries, cut all your raspberry canes to ground level in February.…

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…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 27th January 2012

…lax, sprawling growth. If you have trained some of your raspberries onto a post and wire framework in the past, then these are likely to be the summer fruiting ones. If all else fails, you can prune all of your raspberry canes back to 7cm (3") above ground level in February. This does, of course,…

Facebook questions Oct 29th

…Owen-ferrante Question: How and when is the best time to prune a 1 year old olive tree? Answer: Olives are very slow growing and require little pruning. The crown of the tree will normally branch naturally so it is best left to its own devices. If you need to prune out any badly placed or frost…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 19th October 2012

…The advantage of having Autumn fruiting raspberries is that this type of cane can be cut back to ground level in February each year, thus breaking the lifecycle of the bug which overwinters on dormant canes. Burning the prunings should be sufficient to control the problem. I would suggest that…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 18th October 2013

…are not selective so will kill your raspberries too if allowed to get on the leaves and stems. Use a cover while spraying the weeds to prevent spray drifting on to your raspberry plants. Alternatively you can buy spot weed killers which are applied as a gel to the leaves. I hope this helps Lesley,…

Thompson & Morgan facebook question and answer session March 4th

…rotted manure or compost (take care not to mound it up around the stem). Wait until late spring before you begin to prune out any dead wood and keep it well watered this summer while it’s new root system is developing. It will take a year or two to fully settle into its new home. Name: Mary…

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 4th April 2014

…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 growth. Apply a slow release fertiliser to the base of the plant and a…

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 24th June 2011

…know how you get on. Name: Helena Fasching Question: When can you prune a Catalpa? Answer: Hi Helen, it’s best to prune your Catalpa when it is dormant between the autumn and late winter. They respond well to hard pruning so don’t be afraid take out larger branches if needed. Remember to