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Friday 27 July 2018
by Wulf
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Summer Prune

The general rule for pruning flowering shrubs is that ones that bloom before mid-summer get pruned once the flowering finish and ones that flower after-midsummer get pruned in the spring. Do check before you rush out with your secateurs but … Continue reading

Saturday 25 February 2017
by Wulf
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The Consequences of Spring

As I mentioned yesterday, spring has definitely arrived in Oxford and lovely it is, too. However, with winter-dormant plants waking up, it does mean that there are certain jobs that need to be attended to in the garden. The key … Continue reading

Saturday 14 March 2015
by Wulf
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Snip, snip, snip

Mid-March and things are budding in the garden so it was out with the secateurs today to do a bit of pruning before they get too far. Particular targets were our collection of Cornus (Dogwood – beautifully coloured stems giving … Continue reading

Saturday 7 July 2012
by Wulf
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Taking advantage of a break in the rain, Jane and I made an early start this morning and have trimmed our privet hedge. This is a much easier job since my parents gave me their old electric hedge-trimmer. However, we … Continue reading