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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Is Your Garden Winter Ready?

We love Winter! Christmas trees, Hellebores, Ponsettia and Holly we love all the Winter plants! But what about your already planted and established Spring garden? It goes into hiding over the Winter months and being Winter-ready is a real investment for a show stopping display in Spring and Summer. Usually, the best time to get Winter ready is in late …

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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 Houseplants?

Check out this diagram of possible houseplant issues then read the solutions below! Still puzzled? Call us on 045879138 or email info@johnstowngardencentre.ie Whitefly: SB Invigorator Spots or Patches on leaves: Fungus Clear Powdery Mildew: Fungus Clear Mealy Bug: Ultimate Bug Killer Yellowing: Indoor Plant Food Greenfly: SB Invigorator Grey Mould (Botrytis): Fungus Clear Red Spider Mite Leaf Bronzing: SB Invigorator ...
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Things to do in September

THINGS TO DO IN┬áSEPTEMBER Start clearing Autumn debris to prevent pests and diseases overwintering. Net ponds to keep out falling leaves Sow or turf new lawns and scarify and aerate established ones. Move evergreen shrubs and stop feeding trees and shrubs in containers. Take hardwood cuttings from roses that you wish to propagate for flowering next Autumn. Begin dividing overgrown …