The importance of green management and sustainability in horticulture

With growing importance being placed on sustainable practices…

How to Treat Box Blight

There is currently no fool-proof silver bullet available to either…

Hedge Trimming Styles

As noted in an earlier post, topiary is defined as ‘the horticultural…

Waterlogging

All plants except aquatics (Water Lilies), marginals (Flag Iris)…

Wind Scorch

Any evergreen shrub, tree or tall perennial (and that means…

How to Maintain Hedges: DEALING WITH APHIDS (Part II)

Prevention and Cure Unlike many garden pests, aphids have the…

How to Maintain Hedges: DEALING WITH APHIDS (Part I)

Aphids, those tiny black, green, yellow, pink, white or mottled…

How to Maintain Hedges: DEALING WITH VINE WEEVIL (ii)

This post concludes our look at Vine Weevils and how to get…

How to Maintain Hedges: DEALING WITH VINE WEEVIL (i)

  Perennially cited as one of the most prevalent of…

How to Maintain Hedges: DEALING WITH POWDERY MILDEWS

Powdery Mildews (notice the plural – there are hundreds of…