Pest Control The never-ending quest to combat garden pests is now in full swing, especially in my greenhouse. A few weeks ago I fumigated it with a garlic candle,…

It’s important to divide your bearded irises every few years to keep them floriferous and healthy, and to make new plants. The traditional technique is to dig up the iris…

Don’t let summer heat stop you from planting out trees and shrubs, say Michelle Wheeler 1) When planting in grass, first strip off the turf, in a circle radiating out…

There are a few timely jobs to do if you want a good crop of citrus fruit this year, says Kris Pruning REMOVAL OF larger branches is best done in…

Divide your bearded irises in August, says Emilie Griffin Bearded irises with rhizomes (this can be recognised as they have fleshy stems at soil level) are divided about six weeks…