RHS Tips For This Month

  RHS Tips For This Month Divide established rhubarb crowns. Cut back perennials that have died down. Divide herbaceous perennials. Move tender plants into a greenhouse. Plant out Spring cabbage. Keep harvesting apples and pears. Prune climbing roses. Finish collecting seeds from the garden to sow next year. Keep up with the mowing as long as it’s dry enough. 10.Renovate […]

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A Good Year For Apples

A Good Year For Apples Generally it has been a good year for our apples and many of the trees in our orchards have been heavily laden with fruit. Also doing well are the insects, particularly wasps and butterflies, that appreciate apples that have started to over-ripen. Our camera traps are also showing foxes and badgers taking advantage of the […]

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Your Programme for September

RHS to do list for September. Divide herbaceous perennials Pick Autumn raspberries. Collect and sow seed from perennials and hardy annuals. 4 Dig up remaining potatoes, before slug damage ruins them. Net ponds before leaf fall gets underway. Keep up with the watering of new plants. Start to reduce the amount of water given to houseplants. Clean out greenhouses and […]

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Wenvoe’s Rarer Trees

Wenvoe’s Rarer Trees Summer is often the best time to appreciate some of Wenvoe’s rarer trees. Just opposite the park is a stunning Eucryphia nymanensis which was covered in flowers this year and as it is popular with the bees, needless to say it was covered in them as well. This hybrid of two Chilean Eucryphias is called after Nymans […]

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