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Growing Rhubarb – How to Grow Rhubarb

The first few sticks of rhubarb in late Spring are beautiful. Look after your plant and it will look after you with bountiful harvests throughout the summer and can be stored for use throughout winter. Very easy to grow. VARIETIES Victoria: An easy-to-grow old favourite. Ideal for beginners as it …

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Planting Spring Bulbs

October, November and even December in a mild year is the time to plant Spring flower bulbs. Plant when you are sure no frosts are forecast for the proceeding few days. Daffodils, tulips, crocus, grape hyacinths and snowdrops, to name a few, will give a flash of colour in Spring. …

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Hyacinths for Christmas Colour

If you can’t wait for the first spring bulbs to bloom next year and want to have flowers at home during Christmas, Hyacinths are perfect for adding a splash of colour to the dark early evenings with the added scented bonus. This is achieved by using ‘pre-chilled’ bulbs, these are …

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