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Pruning – go wild

The worms have spent some time thinking of tasks in the garden for May this week. There’s quite a few to dos, like cutting back wild side shoots and frost damage on your Choiysa. Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, tasks and tips.

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Time to get tough on your plants

Plants raised indoors or in a greenhouse need to be acclimatised to cooler temperatures, lower humidity and increased air movement for about two to three weeks before they are planted outdoors. This ‘toughening up’ process is known as hardening off.

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Got time to make a cold frame?

You can use a cold frame all year round. Right now it’s good for acclimatising your seedlings and protecting succulents

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Wishing you every success growing dahlias this year

How to grow dahlias. With a little effort you can grow dahlias that put on a show of flowers from June to the first frosts. Dahlias come in a wide range of varieties, colours and sizes. Summer isn’t summer without them!

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Not a variety I know of, dahlia maintenance?

How to grow dahlias. With a little effort you can grow dahlias that put on a show of flowers from June to the first frosts. Dahlias come in a wide range of varieties, colours and sizes. Summer isn’t summer without them!

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It’s not just you who likes Dahlias, you know!

How to grow dahlias. With a little effort you can grow dahlias that put on a show of flowers from June to the first frosts. Dahlias come in a wide range of varieties, colours and sizes. Summer isn’t summer without them!

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Want to go large? Don’t pinch.

How to grow dahlias. With a little effort you can grow dahlias that put on a show of flowers from June to the first frosts. Dahlias come in a wide range of varieties, colours and sizes. Summer isn’t summer without them!

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When it comes to dahlias, five is the magic number

How to grow dahlias. With a little effort you can grow dahlias that put on a show of flowers from June to the first frosts. Dahlias come in a wide range of varieties, colours and sizes. Summer isn’t summer without them!

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Is it right to pinch dahlias?

How to grow dahlias. With a little effort you can grow dahlias that put on a show of flowers from June to the first frosts. Dahlias come in a wide range of varieties, colours and sizes. Summer isn’t summer without them!

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Do you dig dahlias?

How to grow dahlias. With a little effort you can grow dahlias that put on a show of flowers from June to the first frosts. Dahlias come in a wide range of varieties, colours and sizes. Summer isn’t summer without them!