Category Archives for Tuberous Rooted

Lifting and Storing Dahlias

A keen autumn frost ruins the dahlia in a night, and it is well when this happens to cut off the tops, and leave them heaped over the roots for a week or so. This ripens the “eyes” round the … Continue reading

06. June 2013 by admin
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Growing Primulas

“A Primrose by the river’s brim, a yellow primrose was to him, and it was nothing more.” But to the gardener it is a humble member of a “far-flung empire” of plants whose flags wave on Alps, Carpathians and Rockies; … Continue reading

30. May 2013 by admin
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Winter Flowering Begonias and Gloxinias

Winter Flowering Begonias Several races of begonia, particularly ‘Gloire de Lorraine’, ‘Optima’ and varieties related to them, are exclusively winter flowering. They can be grown from cuttings rooted in a warm propagator in spring and need to be grown on … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by admin
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