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I can’t believe it’s August

Here’s a Wrigglers #cartoon strip to mark the start of August in the #garden. Happy #gardening all! Expert advice on what to do in your garden in August Gardener’s world say: https://www.gardenersworld.com/what-to-do-now-august/ The RHS says: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/in-month/august Follow the worms online at sillypics.co.uk Subscribe and get email updates when we blog something silly @rhscommunitygardening @RHSBloom @RHSSchools […]

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Top tip when tying plants to supports

It’s heavy rain and high winds that wreck the perennials at this time of year. Following yesterday’s strip – The Wrigglers have another tip on this today: Tie your plants using a figure of eight not to stop the rub between the plant and the stake. Seems pretty straightforward. Here’s the wrigglers advice and a […]

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Staking perennials and other tall plants

#Perennials in borders often put on strong lush growth that makes them vulnerable to collapse, especially after heavy rain or strong winds – which we’ve been having here in the UK over the last few days! From newly planted trees to sweet peas and flopping perennials, #garden and #gardening blogs and websites have plenty of […]