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Celebrating 50 years of Peter Beales Roses
Celebrating 50 years of Roses
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How to Plant Bulbs

06/10/2017 12:22

How to plant spring bulbs

As the summer draws to a close, many gardener's start to look ahead to spring and the joy of the first flowers of the season starting to emerge. Spring bulbs are an essential part of any garden and have an amazing ability to lift people’s moods after the cold, wet and often uninspiring challenges of winter.

To enjoy a truly spectacular display each year it is worth considering a few important things before planting.

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Posted in Advice By Ed Lanchester - Plant Adviser, Peter Beales Roses

Ian Pruning

Whether you are completely new to roses or have been growing them for years, pruning them can seem like a bit of a daunting task, but it needn’t be.

The first thing I would really like to stress is that no matter how bad a job you make of pruning your roses, you are not going to kill them!

As the old gardener’s saying ‘Get your worst enemy to prune your roses’ suggests, roses are tough and can take a lot more abuse than people give them credit for. Just think about how badly butchered hedgerows look along the roadside after the farmer has hacked them back. It’s easy to look at them, resembling nothing more than bare broken and splintered sticks and wonder how these poor roses and hawthorns will ever survive, but they do.

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Posted in Advice By Ian Limmer - Nursery Manager
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