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Resting cyclamen

By now, winter pot cyclamen, so popular at Christmas time, will probably have reached the end of their flowering, and they could be looking rather sad. Give them a rest now, by putting them under a greenhouse bench and slowly reducing the watering until the foliage dies down.

Year-round clematis

Clematis win a place in the heart of every gardener for their breathtaking flower displays as they scramble becomingly up fences and over trellises. Most varieties are very well-behaved and just need a little tucking in to their supports every so often and an annual prune to keep them performi…

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Plant of the Week: Phlox

Plant of the Week: Phlox

For sheer look-at-me wow factor it's hard to beat a border phlox. Tall and imposing among other flowers, they're the undisputed stars of the midsummer show when bursting into a froth of showy multicoloured blossom with a delicious honey-sweet perfume. Look out for pure white 'David', lovely azure 'Blue Boy' and lilac 'Franz Schubert'.

Give your phlox a rich, moisture-retentive but free-draining soil in part shade. Taller varieties are best staked – get your supports in place around now and they'll disappear among the foliage. Or grow more compact varieties like the 'Flame' series in shades from light pink to deep purple - also good for containers.

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Garden Centre Gift Vouchers - accepted in many UK stores
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Loyalty scheme

 Members of our 'Friends of' Club are invited to collect their postcard from any till.  If you are also a member of Tuesday Club (for members 60 years and over, flash your members card for the second special sheet of offers.

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The current offers run until end of March.

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Levington Tomorite Giant Planter

£4.99 each or 3 for £12

Levington John Innes No.3 25L

£3.99 each or 3 for £10

Miracle Gro Fruit & Veg Compost 50L

£6.99 each or 3 for £18

Tunstall Potting Grit 25kg

£4.99 each or 3 for £12

Levington John Innes No.2 25L

£3.99 each or 3 for £10

J Arthur Bowers Sharp Sand

£3.99 each or 3 for £10

Levington Soil Conditioner 50L

£5.99 each or 3 for £15

Levington John Innes No.1 25L

£3.99 each or 3 for £10

J Arthur Bowers Organic Farm Manure 50L

£4.99 each or 3 for £12

J Arthur Bowers Mini Bark Chips 100L

£7.99 each or 4 for £24

J Arthur Bowers Ericaceous Compost 20L

£3.49 each or 2 for £5

J Arthur Bowers Ericaceous Compost 50L

£5.99 each or 3 for £15

J Arthur Bowers Grow Bag

£2.99 each or 4 for £10

J Arthur Bowers Lawn Dressing 25L

£4.99 each or 3 for £12

J Arthur Bowers Rose, Tree & Shrub 50L

£5.99 each or 3 for £15

J Arthur Bowers Play Sand

£3.99 each or 3 for £10

J Arthur Bowers Bark Chips 60L

£6.99 or 4 for £20