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Varieties of Climbing Roses

Red and Crimson ALLEN CHANDLER. It blooms early in summer and again in autumn, bearing large single blooms of bright crimson-red. COUNTESS OF STRADDROKE. Of vigorous habit, it has glossy green foliage and bears large crimson blooms which are richly … Continue reading

04. July 2017 by admin
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Garden Annuals for Naturalizing

It is not generally appreciated that annuals are ideal plants for naturalizing or broadcast sowing. This is often how they grow in their natural habitat, and by using this method some striking effects can be achieved at very little cost, … Continue reading

07. June 2017 by admin
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Saving Your Garden Seeds

THE fact that most annuals are raised from seed (a few can be propagated from cuttings) adds a greater significance and value to seed collecting. Practically every annual produces a rich harvest of seed, and collecting, drying and storing it … Continue reading

06. June 2017 by admin
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List of Greenhouse Plants

FOR the list which follows I have chosen a range of plants which the keen amateur might well consider as possible subjects for the greenhouse. The choice has been made to suit the warm or the cool house, and the … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by admin
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Propagating Greenhouse Plants

RAISING PLANTS FROM SEED THE raising of greenhouse plants from seed is, generally speaking, very easy, and hundreds of different subjects might well be raised in this way. An idea seems to have got around, that raising seed in a … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by admin
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Greenhouse Cultural Routine

ONCE the house is in readiness for the plants and all (or, at least, the essential) tools are at hand, a start can be made. No doubt the gardener has already decided what is to be grown, and this very … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by admin
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Greenhouse Equipment

Suitable Staging Stagings upon which plants are to stand can be made of slatted timber or can be covered with slates or corrugated-iron sheeting, and these covered entirely with small shingle, small breeze, ashes or grit to a depth of … Continue reading

29. May 2017 by admin
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Greenhouse Heating Methods

The question of which type of heating to use can be as perplexing to the novice as the question of whether there shall be any heating or none. Of course, the heated house can be of far more value than … Continue reading

29. May 2017 by admin
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Suitable Types and Sizes of Greenhouse

Having decided to buy a glasshouse, the next point to settle is what type to purchase and what size it shall be. There are many ‘amateur’s greenhouses’ advertised nowadays, varying considerably in price and size. Quality in the structure is … Continue reading

29. May 2017 by admin
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Greenhouses for Keen Gardeners

ALL keen gardeners will at some time or another have wished for a greenhouse, and while very many see that these wishes are gratified, others may wonder if owning a greenhouse is worth the outlay and the added responsibility. Others … Continue reading

28. May 2017 by admin
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