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'Pruning Hardy Fuchsia'

How to grow fuchsias

…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 permanent low framework. Climbing fuchsias Prune out the oldest stems in spring when the fresh buds begin…

How To Prune a Clematis

…* 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 the type of flowering wood that the plant produces.…

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 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)…

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

…Answer: Hi John, hardy Fuchsias such as 'Delta's Sarah' can be cut right back to a low permanent framework (about 20cm (8") above soil level) in the spring as they flower on current year's growth. Wait until the weather starts to warm up and the buds begin to swell before pruning, making your cuts…

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…

Gardening Questions & Answers

…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 Q&A…

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…

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

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 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…

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…

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

…* 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 the rain this year has made thin branches & Apple Tree top…

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 growth…

What to do in the garden in March

…back any dead foliage left on your perennials and 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.…

Flowers | How To Gardening Guides & Tips

…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 and easy to grow.…

'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'…

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

…been a mild winter so your fuchsias probably haven't been knocked back by frosts as much as they normally 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…

Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for spring

…the spread of disease. Dirty secateurs may introduce bacteria and fungi to fresh pruning wounds. Sharpening your tools will also improve their performance; they'll be easier to work with and will give cleaner pruning cuts. 10. Create a composting area If you haven't already then try setting up a…

How To Gardening Guides and Tips

…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 and much more. Our 'How To' garden guides give…

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

…in a pleasing, dense shape. May is the ideal month to give it its first prune - simply cut back by up to one third. You can trim your box hedge throughout the summer if required although make sure you finish any pruning by late August. As the plants mature they will only need a light trim each…

Facebook questions Nov 12th

…Flowers * Flower Plants * Special Offers * Annual Plants * Perennial & Biennial Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones…

How to grow tomatoes

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Top 10 Evergreen Shrubs

…Flowers * Flower Plants * Special Offers * Annual Plants * Perennial & Biennial Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones…

What to do in the garden in May

…cuttings of tender perennials such as Fuchsia, Argyranthemum and Pelargoniums (geraniums). The new shoots of hardy perennials can also be used for cuttings. * • Take softwood cuttings of shrubby herbs (such as sage and lemon verbena) * • Prune out overcrowded and dead stems of…

What to do in the garden in June

What to do in the garden in June There's always something to be doing in the garden, whether it's pruning, tidying or sowing, so we've put together our top gardening tasks for June. In the flower garden * • Plant out annual summer bedding plants now the risk of frost has passed. * • Plant…

What to do in the garden in April

What to do in the garden in April There's always something to be doing in the garden, whether it's pruning, tidying or sowing, so we've put together our top gardening tasks for April. In the flower garden Michael Perry (New Product Development Manager) says... Plant lily bulbs now in pots! If you…

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

…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 shed or cold…

How To Grow Sweet Peas

…Flowers * Flower Plants * Special Offers * Annual Plants * Perennial & Biennial Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones…

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

…Flowers * Flower Plants * Special Offers * Annual Plants * Perennial & Biennial Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones…

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

…shrubby type, but not being a Fuchsia specialist I'm afraid I can't give you a name. Fuchsias can range in size from 30cm to 2m or more, but many of the shrubbier varieties reach around 60-90cm. Some species are hardy while others are only half-hardy. The half hardy varieties tend to be grown as…

Facebook Question and Answer Session 27.06.14

…Flowers * Flower Plants * Special Offers * Annual Plants * Perennial & Biennial Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones…

How We Grow and Send Your Plants

…Flowers * Flower Plants * Special Offers * Annual Plants * Perennial & Biennial Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones…