Things to do in February

Make sure garden birds have enough food and water, particularly in cold snaps Apply organic-based fertilizers and check that plant supports are sound Continue planting trees, shrubs, fruit trees and bushes as the weather allows Prune Winter-flowering shrubs when the flowers have faded and Summer-flowering shrubs that flower on new wood. Jasmine and late-flowering Clematis can also be pruned now …

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What’s Wrong With My Roses?

Check out this diagram of possible rose issues then read the solutions below! Still puzzled? Call us on 045879138 or email info@johnstowngardencentre.ie Greenfly/Blackfly (Aphids): Use Roseclear Powdery Mildew: Use Roseclear Rose Slugworm: Use Ultimate Bug Killer Red Spider Mite: Use Ultimate Bug Killer Rust: Use Roseclear Cuckoo Spit: This can be hosed off Stem Canker: Prune this out Capsid: Use ...
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What’s Wrong With My Tomatoes?

Check out this diagram of possible tomato issues then read the solutions below! Still puzzled? Call us on 045879138 or email info@johnstowngardencentre.ie Wilt: Water more Whitefly/greenfly/blackfly: SB Invigorator Red Spider Mite: SB Invigorator Sun Scortch: Blossom End Rot: Water regularly Fruit Splitting: Water Regularly Caterpillars: Pick them off Tomato Blight: Blight Control Greenback: It's too hot - give more ventilation ...