Gardening Articles: DIY Gardening Jobs

Articles that contain information on tasks that you can do in your own garden.

How to Control Bamboo

How to Control BambooBamboo can be a wonderful feature in any garden, but it can also be a troublemaker.

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Salvaging Dead Cabbage Palms

Salvaging Dead Cabbage PalmsA wildlife friendly solution to a common garden problem after a severe Winter.

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Hydrangea Pruning

Hydrangea PruningA short guide to rejuvenating neglected Mop head and Lacecap Hydrangeas.

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Cleaning Garden Decking

Cleaning Garden DeckingWooden decking looks wonderful when it's initially installed, but can begin to look shabby after a few years. However, with a few simple steps you can soon restore your wooden decking to its former glory.

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Pollination

PollinationPollination is the process of transferring pollen from the male to the female part of the flower for the plant's reproduction.

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How to Prune Buddleja

How to Prune BuddlejaBuddleja davidii and itís cultivars will respond however hard you prune them.

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From Bin to Border

From Bin to BorderNow is a good time to be digging in home made garden compost around the garden.

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Time for Spring Cutbacks

Time for Spring CutbacksMany plants require a visit from the secateurs in early Spring.

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Lifting and Dividing Snowdrops

Lifting and Dividing SnowdropsIncrease your stock of these delightful winter bulbs by lifting and dividing them now.

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How and When to Prune Wisteria

How and When to Prune WisteriaA short guide to the correct pruning of Wisteria, a job that needs to be done in late Winter in the garden.

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Sowing Early Cropping Home Grown Tomatoes

Sowing Early Cropping Home Grown TomatoesFebruary is the ideal time to start sowing your tomato seeds for an early summer greenhouse crop of tomatoes.

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Winter Pruning of an Established Apple Tree

Winter Pruning of an Established Apple TreeHow to prune an established apple tree for a successful crop.

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Beginners Guide to Pruning Raspberries

Beginners Guide to Pruning RaspberriesPruning Raspberries properly can be the difference between producing a bumper, successful Raspberry crop and failure.

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Free Compost for Life

Free Compost for LifeCollecting fallen leaves and making leaf mould is rewarding, environmentally friendly and very economical.

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How and When to Move Plants in your Garden

How and When to Move Plants in your GardenAutumn is probably one of the best times to move plants in your garden if you are unhappy with their current position.

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Dividing Irises to Improve Flowering

Dividing Irises to Improve FloweringDividing Rhizomatous Irises in Autumn can significantly improve flowering performance for the following season.

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