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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.
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…Read more »
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.
We sell vouchers:
Garden Centre Gift Vouchers - accepted in many UK stores
AND Hare Hatch Sheeplands Vouchers - accepted here!
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.
The current offers run until end of March.