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2 million reasons to prune a foxglove

The worms have spent some time thinking of pruning tasks in the garden for June this week. There’s quite a few to dos, like pruning the more enthusiastic plants in your garden. Deadheading your baskets and Dahlias to keep them flowering. One foxglove will produce 2 million seeds, so unless you want them to naturalise […]

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after pruning – have some liquid refreshment

The worms have spent some time thinking of pruning tasks in the garden for June this week. There’s quite a few to dos, like pruning the more enthusiastic plants in your garden. Deadheading your baskets and Dahlias to keep them flowering. After a good prune give the plant some water, it reduces the stress from […]

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Can you spot an ‘enthusiastic’ plant?

The worms have spent some time thinking of pruning tasks in the garden for June this week. There’s quite a few to dos, like pruning the more enthusiastic plants in your garden. Deadheading your baskets and Dahlias to keep them flowering. Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, daily tasks and tips […]

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A weekend of July tasks in the garden

Here’s a week’s worth of #gardening cartoons and July tasks for the weekend. From growing Wallflowers for next March to picking sweetpeas, have a lovely weekend! Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, daily tasks and tips of what you can do now in your #garden The wrigglers are amateur gardeners, for […]

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July tasks: Quick, March!

July tasks for the month. The worms have spent some time thinking about some garden tasks, this week. Growing Wallflowers for next March? Make July the month to sow your seeds … it will give the plants a chance to grow and be planted out in the autumn, to flower with the tulips next March. […]

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July tasks: talk some rhubarb

July tasks for the month. The worms have spent some time thinking about some garden tasks, this week. Thinking about when to stop picking your rhubarb, for example. make July the last month you pick it … it will give the plant a chance to grow strong and renew its energy for next season. Follow […]

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July tasks: too dry or not too dry

July tasks for the month. The worms have spent some time thinking about some garden tasks, this week. Thinking about cutting and drying some lavender, for example. Catching the sprigs in half-flower is the perfect time to capture the magical smell … Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, daily tasks and […]

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July tasks: think seeds

July tasks for the month. The worms have spent some time thinking about some garden tasks, this week. Thinking about which perennial seeds to collect, then making a plan, or a note in the diary … Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, daily tasks and tips of what you can do […]

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July tasks: Growing a bearded Iris

July tasks for the month. The worms have spent some time thinking about some garden tasks, this week. Picking flowers to keep them producing, for example … and starting to divide perennials like Bearded Iris – you want to do this to mature clumps of bearded Irises, replanting and watering them to settle in and […]

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July tasks: Sweetplease

July tasks for the month. The worms have spent some time thinking about some garden tasks, this week. Picking flowers to keep them producing, for example … Sweetpeas are quick to seed, so keep picking the flowers this month! Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, daily tasks and tips of what […]