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Thinning pot-grown carrot seedlings

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IF YOU live in an area where carrot fly is a problem, as I do, you’ll find raising carrots in containers a lot easier than growing them in the open soil. Carrot flies lay eggs in the soil near carrot seedings, and the maggots that hatch out of them burrow into the carrot root, making it inedible. It is possible…

Insects splattered on UK vehicles each year

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“TO GET some perspective on the debate about the harm some neonicotinoids used by gardeners are said to do to bees and other pollinators,” says AG editor Tim Rumball, “I asked my mate Steve (pictured) – a maths whiz and writer of computer programmes – to calculate the number of insects UK drivers splatter on all their vehicles in a…

In the July 28 issue of Amateur Gardening

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FREE SWEET PEA SEEDS worth £2.09
FREE – 24 VIOLA PLUG PLANTS + 5 PACKETS OF FLOWER SEEDS WORTH OVER £14. Just pay £4.30 postage
News flash – hosepipe bans could return!
Expert advice on acers; how to take mallet cuttings, stem cuttings and leaf bud cutting and much, much more!
On sale Tuesday, just £2. Don’t miss it
Practical
Michelle visits acer experts Barthelemy…

In the 30 June issue of Amateur Gardening magazine

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FREE SEEDS WORTH £2.19 – Border perennial Echinacea purpurea
HAMPTON COURT PALACE FLOWER SHOW PREVIEW
NEWS FLASH:
HOSE BANS LIFTED BY THREE WATER BOARDS
UK ASH TREES THREATENED BY DEADLY FUNGAL DISEASE
2 FREE DWARF BUDLEJA ‘BUZZ’ PLANTS FOR EVERY READER!
ON SALE NOW – JUST £2
Practical
Make garden features of gabion baskets
Build gravel garden steps… step-by-step!
Advice on sowing biennial flowering plants
How to make and maintain…