Tag: pruning

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‘Common’ pruning mistakes which could ‘permanently damage’ a plant – ‘stunts its growth’

‘Common’ pruning mistakes which could ‘permanently damage’ a plant – ‘stunts its growth’

Pruning involves the selective removal of branches or stems, with the goal to improve the plants or shrubs structure. It can also help to deter pes [...]
‘Makes tree grow faster!’ ‘Main trick’ for pruning Japanese maples for ‘healthy’ growth

‘Makes tree grow faster!’ ‘Main trick’ for pruning Japanese maples for ‘healthy’ growth

Japanese Maples have a reputation for being difficult to grow, but while they have needs that need to be attended to for best growth and colour, th [...]
'Nice and simple!' Five-minute lavender hack using 'golden rule' for winter pruning

'Nice and simple!' Five-minute lavender hack using 'golden rule' for winter pruning

Lavender plants are easy to grow, though, like most shrubs, they require some maintenance before going dormant in winter. When the fragrant buds be [...]
'It’s the perfect time' for pruning – 3 steps to prune your shrub roses

'It’s the perfect time' for pruning – 3 steps to prune your shrub roses

The garden is probably not looking its best this month, especially with the rain and heavy winds, as it dips slowly under the protection of winter’ [...]
‘Avoid pruning at all costs!’ ‘Most important’ way to prepare your hydrangeas for winter

‘Avoid pruning at all costs!’ ‘Most important’ way to prepare your hydrangeas for winter

For those who have potted hydrangeas in their garden, Fiona suggested that it’s best to bring these inside over winter. She said: “They are best pl [...]
'Will flower well’: Monty Don’s three ‘principles’ to remember when pruning climbing roses

'Will flower well’: Monty Don’s three ‘principles’ to remember when pruning climbing roses

On the latest episode of Gardeners' World Monty Don planted new perennials and biennials in the writing garden and shared what's been happening in [...]
‘Do not prune!’ Garden plants to ‘avoid’ pruning now – ‘causes a huge reduction of blooms’

‘Do not prune!’ Garden plants to ‘avoid’ pruning now – ‘causes a huge reduction of blooms’

Pruning is the process of cutting back and removing old or dying foliage on plants. It can not only improve the appearance of plants, but it also h [...]
‘Common’ pruning ‘mistakes’ to avoid ‘permanently’ damaging a plant – ‘stunt its growth’

‘Common’ pruning ‘mistakes’ to avoid ‘permanently’ damaging a plant – ‘stunt its growth’

Pruning is an important gardening job, helping to encourage growth and keeping the garden presentable. However, there are "common" mistakes many pe [...]
Rule to ‘always’ follow when pruning honeysuckle for ‘correct’ and ‘healthier’ results

Rule to ‘always’ follow when pruning honeysuckle for ‘correct’ and ‘healthier’ results

Although pruning honeysuckle isn't strictly necessary every year, it's a simple way to keep it in shape for the space it's in and remove any unsigh [...]
‘Important rule’ when pruning camellias – ‘encourages healthy blooms to grow’

‘Important rule’ when pruning camellias – ‘encourages healthy blooms to grow’

For those who have already learned how to grow camellias and have one of these structural plants in their garden, they’ll know the value they bring [...]
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