Pruning Roses – The How To, When To & Why?

Pruning Roses - The How To, When To & Why?
One of the most loved garden plants is the rose. They offer colour and blooms from early summer right up to mid November. They can be found growing in many gardens providing cover, screening, focal points and centre pieces to planting schemes. But many face a common problem when it comes to pruning roses and ...

Heathers always Benefit from a Growmore Plant Food

Heathers always Benefit from a Growmore Plant Food
  There are two types of heathers; summer flowering heathers and winter flowering heathers. On first appearance they both look the same, but they are quite different plants. As they are different plants, they require different growing conditions to thrive and put on the best show of colour. They both however benefit from a feed ...

Pruning Dogwood Requires a good set of Garden Loppers

Pruning Dogwood Requires a good set of Garden Loppers
Now that the last leaves have fallen from my dogwoods I can finally see the wood through the trees! That means I can finally get in there and give them a good cutting back.  Using a Loppers to prune Cornus or Dogwood should be done once every 3 to 4 years and you will find ...

HowtoGarden.ie – Welcome

HowtoGarden.ie - Welcome
HowtoGarden.ie is an online resource for gardeners in Ireland.   Over the coming months and years we will be covering such topics as growing flowers, trees, fruit and your own vegetables.   We will also be providing free information on how to maintain your plants, trees, shrubs and lawns along with invaluable tips on tool maintenance and ...
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