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Planting a Mulberry Tree in a Garden
A step by step guide to planting a container grown mulberry tree in a small wild garden at the end of a large town garden.

Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 1. Positioning the tree and marking a circle 1.2 m - 4 ft. diameter within which the turf will be removed. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 1. Positioning the tree and marking a circle 1.2 m diameter within which the turf will be removed. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 2. Remove turf from planting area using a garden spade. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 2. Remove turf from planting area using a garden spade. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 2. Remove turf from planting area using a garden spade. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 2. Remove turf from planting area using a garden spade. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 2. Remove turf from planting area using a garden spade. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 2. Remove turf from planting area using a garden spade. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Preparation for planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Turf removed from planting area using a garden spade. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March. Step 3. 
Dig a hole large enough to comfortably accommodate the root ball. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March.  Step 3. Dig a hole large enough to comfortably accommodate the root ball. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March.  Step 3. Dig a hole large enough to comfortably accommodate the root ball. Morus nigra 'King James' - black mulberry 'Chelsea'. Planting a container grown mulberry tree in a garden. March.  Step 3. Dig a hole large enough to comfortably accommodate the root ball.





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Pruning a Young Cox's Orange Pippin Apple Tree
Howard and Fiona added a Cox's Orange Pippine apple tree to their wild garden and now that the tree is established it now needs it's first prune.

Man trimming lowest side shoots from young apple tree. Malus 'Cox's Orange Pippin'. March Young apple tree before pruning in spring. Malus 'Cox's Orange Pippin'. March. Young apple tree before pruning in spring. Malus 'Cox's Orange Pippin'. March Man trimming lowest side shoots from young apple tree. Malus 'Cox's Orange Pippin'. March Man trimming lowest side shoots from young apple tree. Malus 'Cox's Orange Pippin'. March Man trimming lowest side shoots from young apple tree. Malus 'Cox's Orange Pippin'. March Young apple tree being pruned in early spring. March. After removing lowest side branches the remainder are shortened. Young apple tree being pruned in early spring. March. After removing lowest side branches the remainder are shortened. Young apple tree being pruned in early spring. March. After removing lowest side branches the remainder are shortened. Young apple tree being pruned in early spring. March. After removing lowest side branches the remainder are shortened. Young apple tree being pruned in early spring. March. After removing lowest side branches the remainder are shortened. Young apple tree being pruned in early spring to create a standard apple tree. The lowest side branches have been removed, the remaining side branches shortened and lastly, the main stem is now being cut back to the height required for the main trunk to develop. March Malus 'Cox's Orange Pippin'. Young apple tree after pruning in early spring to create a standard apple tree. The lowest side branches have been removed, the remaining side branches shortened and the main stem has been cut back to the height required for the main trunk to develop in future. March





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Creating a Roof Garden with Herbs and Succulents
Creating flower bed on roof terrace garden with drought tolerant perennials and succulents.

Woman relaxing on roof patio. Newly planted drought bed with herbs and succulents is separated by slats, which are decorative and at the same time serve as a path. Woman creating drought tolerant flowerbed with succulents - Sedum spathulifolium and herbs. Woman creating drought tolerant flowerbed with succulents - Sedum spathulifolium and herbs. Woman creating drought tolerant flowerbed with succulents and herbs. Woman creating drought tolerant flowerbed with planting Lewisia cotyledon and Sedum spathulifolium. Woman planting Lewisia cotyledon in drought tolerant flowerbed. Woman planting Lewisia cotyledon in drought tolerant flowerbed. Woman planting Lewisia cotyledon in drought tolerant flowerbed. Woman planting Lewisia cotyledon in drought tolerant flowerbed. Woman creating drought tolerant flowerbed with planting  Sedum spathulifolium - Stonecrop. Woman creating drought tolerant flowerbed with planting  Sedum spathulifolium - Stonecrop. Woman creating drought tolerant flowerbed with planting  Sedum spathulifolium - Stonecrop. Woman planting drought tolerant perennials - Sedum spathulifolium - Stonecrop.





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Planting Vitis 'Fragola' - Grapevine
Planting Vitis 'Fragola' - Grapevine in a bed at the base of a large wooden corner trellis

Spade, compost, bucket of water, string, scissors and Vitis 'Fragola' - Grapevine laid out on bed Spade, compost, bucket of water, string, scissors and Vitis 'Fragola' - Grapevine laid out on bed String and scissors on ground Woman digging a hole for the grapevine while its roots soak in water Woman digging a hole for the grapevine while its roots soak in water Woman digging a hole for the grapevine while its roots soak in water Woman digging a hole for the grapevine while its roots soak in water Grapevine soaking in water Grapevine soaking in water Woman removing grapevine from the bucket of water Woman removing grapevine from the bucket of water Woman removing grapevine from the bucket of water Woman removing grapevine from the bucket of water





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Bug Hotel on a Post
A step by step practical series on how to make a colourful wooden post bug hotel.

Home-made painted bug hotel in a garden 20 wooden planks (9.5cm x 30cm x 2cm), wooden post (7cm x 7cm x 210cm), wooden square (9.5cm x 9.5cm x 2cm), paint, paintbrush, hammer, nails, sandpaper, cloth, pencil, tape measure, bamboo, pine cones, bark, dried leaves, dried grass, moss, teasels laid out on a table 20 wooden planks (9.5cm x 30cm x 2cm), wooden post (7cm x 7cm x 210cm), wooden square (9.5cm x 9.5cm x 2cm), paint, paintbrush, hammer, nails, sandpaper, cloth, pencil, tape measure, bamboo, pine cones, bark, dried leaves, dried grass, moss, teasels laid out on a table Sanding the edges of the wooden square Sanding the edges of the wooden square Attatching the wooden square to the end piece with a nail Attatching the wooden square to the end piece with a nail Attaching the end piece to the end of the wooden post Attaching the end piece to the end of the wooden post Painting the end piece blue Painting the end piece blue Painting the wooden post blue Painting the wooden post blue





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Planting Crabapple in a Large Container
Planting a Malus 'Neville Copeman' Crab-apple in a large container and underplanting it with Carex and Heucheras.

Malus 'Neville Copeman' - Crab apple with woman sat at table Malus 'Neville Copeman' - Crab apple underplanted with Carex grass and Heuchera 'Little Cutie Peppermint' Malus 'Neville Copeman' - Crab apple, Heuchera 'Little Cutie Peppermint', Carex grass, large container, compost, scoop, crocks and watering can laid out on the ground Malus 'Neville Copeman' - Crab apple, Heuchera 'Little Cutie Peppermint', Carex grass, large container, compost, scoop, crocks and watering can laid out on the ground Woman removing label from Malus 'Neville Copeman' - Crab apple Woman removing label from Malus 'Neville Copeman' - Crab apple Woman placing crocks in in large container Woman placing crocks in in large container Woman placing crocks in in large container Woman placing crocks in in large container Woman filling the container with compost Woman filling the container with compost Woman filling the container with compost





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Planting Liquidambar in a Large Container
Planting a Liquidambar styraciflua in a large container plus underplanting with Carex and Houttuynia

Large container planted with Liquidambar styraciflua, carex grass and Houttuynia 'Chameleon' Large container planted with Liquidambar styraciflua, carex grass and Houttuynia 'Chameleon' Liquidambar styraciflua, carex grass, Houttuynia 'Chameleon', large container, compost, scoop, crocks and watering can laid out on the ground Liquidambar styraciflua, carex grass, Houttuynia 'Chameleon', large container, compost, scoop, crocks and watering can laid out on the ground Liquidambar styraciflua, carex grass, Houttuynia 'Chameleon', large container, compost, scoop, crocks and watering can laid out on the ground Liquidambar styraciflua, carex grass, Houttuynia 'Chameleon', large container, compost, scoop, crocks and watering can laid out on the ground Woman placing crocks in large container Woman placing crocks in large container Woman placing crocks in large container Woman placing crocks in large container Woman filling large container with compost Woman filling large container with compost Woman filling large container with compost





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Large Tropical Container
Planting Cannas 'Red Velvet' and 'Cleopatra', Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline', Osteospermum 3d Purple, and Dahlia 'Bishops Children' to create a tropical container.

Large tropical container planted with Canna 'Red Velvet', Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline' bronze and purple, Osteospermum 3D Purple, Zantedeschia, Canna 'Cleopatra', Dahlia 'Bishops Children' Large tropical container planted with Canna 'Red Velvet', Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline' bronze and purple, Osteospermum 3D Purple, Zantedeschia, Canna 'Cleopatra', Dahlia 'Bishops Children' Canna 'Red Velvet', Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline' bronze and purple, Osteospermum 3D Purple, Zantedeschia, Canna 'Cleopatra', Dahlia 'Bishops Children' seedlings, large container and compost laid out on the ground Canna 'Red Velvet', Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline' bronze and purple, Osteospermum 3D Purple, Zantedeschia, Canna 'Cleopatra', Dahlia 'Bishops Children' seedlings, large container and compost laid out on the ground Canna 'Red Velvet', Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline' bronze and purple, Osteospermum 3D Purple, Zantedeschia, Canna 'Cleopatra', Dahlia 'Bishops Children' seedlings, large container and compost laid out on the ground Canna 'Red Velvet', Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline' bronze and purple, Osteospermum 3D Purple, Zantedeschia, Canna 'Cleopatra', Dahlia 'Bishops Children' seedlings, large container and compost laid out on the ground Woman filling large container with compost Woman filling large container with compost Woman filling large container with compost Woman filling large container with compost Woman placing granular plant food in container Woman placing granular plant food in container Woman placing granular plant food in container





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Large Wooden Corner Trellis
Cementing large wooden posts into the ground and connecting them with wooden planks to create a large corner trellis for privacy and as a windbreak.

Ipomoea growing up the trellis Drill, hammer, saw, spirit level, pencil, tape measure, screws, nails, sandpaper, pliers, wire, paint, paint brush, string, watering can, and wood pieces laid out on the ground Drill, hammer, saw, spirit level, pencil, tape measure, screws, nails, sandpaper, pliers, wire, paint, paint brush, string, watering can, wooden posts, wooden planks, cement, compost, spades, and sheets of card laid out on the ground Drill, hammer, saw, spirit level, pencil, tape measure, screws, nails, sandpaper, pliers, wire, paint, paint brush, string, watering can, wooden posts, wooden planks, cement, compost, spades, and sheets of card laid out on the ground Woman painting wooden planks Woman painting wooden planks Woman marking out area for digging Woman marking out area for digging Women marking out area for digging Women marking out area for digging Women marking out area for digging Women marking out area for digging Woman cutting in around the edge of the digging area





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Sowing and Planting of Helianthus 'Velvet Queen'
Sowing and subsequently planting Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' Sunflowers to be picked and used in a summer bouquet

Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Bouquet containing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' - Sunflowers, Ammi visnaga and Verbena bonariensis Woman placing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' in a bouquet Woman placing Helianthus 'Velvet Queen' in a bouquet





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