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Winter grape pruning

  Grapes vines need a hard prune in winter to encourage heavy cropping, but how you grow them will determine how you prune them, says AG garden writer, Michelle Wheeler…

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Spring pruning: what to cut back now

As winter performers finish and before summer performers put on growth, it's time to get shrubs back in shape. Here is a list of common garden shrubs that should be…

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Large tree pruning

AG gardening editor, Kris Collins, shows how to bring a large tree back down to size If a tree has out grown its space in the garden, you don’t have…

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Six autumn jobs for roses

For the best plants and flowers, roses need attention all-year-round. AG gardening editor Kris Collins sets out the key jobs this autumn Prune late-flowering types My Rosa ‘The fairy’ was…

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Summer clematis

Viticella clematis are smothered with flowers and easy to care for, says Val Bourne For a no-fuss climber that takes up little ground room, look no further than the Viticella…