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What to do in the garden in February

Posted by Mr Middleton on 1st Feb 2018

Prune Wisteria now, cutting back summer side-shoots to 2 or 3 buds. Cut back the old foliage from ornamental grasses and any perennials still not tidied up should be cut back now before growth begins - clip them to within a few centimetres of the ground. If you'd like to grow early peas , beans and salad crops, place a cloche over the soil to let it warm up for a few weeks prior to sowing. Start Sweet Pea seed indoor for an early crop of flowers in June . You can start growing potatoes in
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HOW TO GROW PLUG PLANTS.

15th Sep 2017

Mr Middleton Modular Wild Flower Plug Plants When you receive your plants, open the packaging immediately and stand them upright (don’t worry if some compost has become loose during transit). If your plugs seem dry, soak them in water for half an hour and then let any excess water drain away. Keep them in a cool, bright and well ventilated place until you are ready to pot them up - ideally you should pot on your plants as soon as possible after receiving them to ensure the best results! T
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HOW TO GROW PLUG PLANTS.

15th Sep 2017

Mr Middleton Modular Wild Flower Plug Plants When you receive your plants, open the packaging immediately and stand them upright (don’t worry if some compost has become loose during transit). If your plugs seem dry, soak them in water for half an hour and then let any excess water drain away. Keep them in a cool, bright and well ventilated place until you are ready to pot them up - ideally you should pot on your plants as soon as possible after receiving them to ensure the best results! T
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Mr Middleton’s Guide to Growing Alliums

5th Sep 2017

The genus Allium (the Latin means "garlic") includes many fine garden plants that grow from bulbs . Allium flowers form dense balls of colour at the top of strong stems, and they make excellent displays in the garden or as cut flowers. Allium flowers range from purple, burgundy, lilac, silvery amethyst, pink, blue, to yellow and white. Some varieties have scented blooms, but their perfume is usually pleasant and not the least oniony. The scent of the bulbs and leaves, however, may remind y
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