Summer garden

SylvaGrown potato harvest

How to grow potatoes to harvest for Christmas

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  What could be nicer than enjoying your own freshly harvested potatoes at Christmas? With a little bit of care and attention this is perfectly possible in a SylvaGrow Planter! The principles of late-season potatoes are pretty similar to spring-planted ones. But it’s best to purchase seed potatoes that have been specially prepared for the…

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SylvaGrow tips for growing garden roses in containers

Top tips for growing roses in containers

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With rose season in full swing, Catherine Dawson shares advice for healthy, productive and peat-free garden roses Who can fail to be moved by the sight and scent of a beautiful rose in the June sunshine? Many roses give colour, scent and structural interest to the garden. You can buy containerized roses at all times…

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SylvaGrow Tomato tips

Five tips for growing tomatoes

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This British Tomato Fortnight, our technical manager Vicki Wright shares her tips for top-notch tomatoes…   Home-grown tomatoes are a delicious and rewarding crop to grow for the summer. And whether you grow them undercover, in pots, or in the ground – there’s a few key things to remember to ensure your salads, sandwiches and sauces…

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SylvaGrow Melcourt watering tips

How to water your garden containers

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We share our top tips for watering your peat-free garden containers this summer   Watering your garden containers should be a simple operation. But as any gardener knows, a surprising number of difficulties can be encountered. It’s useful to remember that rainfall, however strong, rarely is enough to effectively water containers. In other words, don’t…

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