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To keep your climbing roses and shrub roses looking at their best, remember to deadhead them as the season progresses.
And whilst you’re doing that, remember to keep on the lookout for aphids, black spot, and other pests, and treat them as soon as you can to keep your rose in tip-top condition.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – 13th June
All gardens need pollinators such as bees and insects, and you'll find many are attracted to lavender. Find a suitable spot, and get some planted.
The quince is an unusual fruit. Is it like an apple or more like a pear?
Is the quince like an apple or more like a pear? I was lucky enough to find out from quince expert Andrey Ivanov at Wilkin & Sons, Tiptree.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t believe the Contractor when they say it’ll grow back!
There's nothing like a lush, green lawn to raise the spirits. Sadly, parts of this newly turfed lawn are neither lush nor green.
Ken’s Weekly Tip – Pruning a Hornbeam hedge
With mid-green foliage with deep veins and serrated edged leaves that turning coppery-brown in autumn, you must keep on top of pruning a Hornbeam.
It’s June, and in the garden there are lots of jobs to do!
The weather may not be up to much, but we need to get into the garden and get planting and make your garden stand out this Summer.
Gardening With Ken – It’s been a great year for the greengage
A perfectly ripe greengage is a joy to eat, and the team at Wilkin & Sons in Tiptree certainly know a thing or two about this fruit.