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How to Prune A Fig Tree
Julian Bosdari 15 Sep 2017

Pruning a Brown Turkey Fig This pruning guide was written specifically for Brown Turkey fig trees but it will also apply to most of the other members of the family Ficus carica grown in the UK.   To maximise crop size free standing and pot grown figs are best grown as bushes and their e...

Fruit Tree Sizes and Shapes - Different ways of growing fruit trees - Ashridge Nurseries
18 Jul 2016

Fruit tree shapes  Fruit trees (Apples, Cherries, Damsons, Pears, Plums, Quince etc) are grown in a variety of shapes. Ashridge Trees supplies a number of these ready formed and the raw material to allow you to produce your own fruit tree shapes. If you want to produce your own, we sell ap...

Lavender Hedging - How to trim a Lavender Hedge
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

Pruning Lavender Plants  There are different schools of thought on how to trim lavender plants. You can trim once per year, as long as it's a hard trim (see below for details) We think our advice to trim twice a year is the best way to keep English Lavender (L. angustifolia) looking plump ...

How to prune Clematis
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

How to Prune Clematis  Pruning clematis is not as hard as people like to make out. However, all the clematis we sell will need pruning to some extent. Excluding herbaceous clematis, there are three pruning groups. They are easily identified and in all cases, pruning is simple. So as to keep...

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