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Sowing vegetable seeds: carrots, beans and peas

I am pleased to say that we have had a largely dry week and the soil is now fit for sowing. Most seed packets state that most vegetables can be sown from March onwards but it is never a good idea to sow too early when the soil is wet and cold. 783 more words

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Growing sweet peas - March

Regular visitors know that I am growing sweet peas ‘properly’ this year, training them up canes as single stems and not letting them ramble everywhere. This is to make sure I get long stems for cutting. 419 more words

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How to prune roses

How to prune roses

Pruning shrubs of any kind seems to confuse people but it is usually quite simple to understand if you think about why you are doing it and this applies to roses as much as any plant. 802 more words

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