By Jenny Hendy
Shameless shortcuts for an excellent backyard super-fast Love being within the backyard yet now not partial to spending the total weekend making it glance excellent? if this is the case, then 30 Minute Gardening is simply the e-book you have been trying to find. this can have you ever sitting down having fun with a drink at the patio after simply half-hour of enjoyable, guilt-free gardening. Packed jam-packed with shameless shortcuts and functional information and ideas that experience speedy effect, all of the knowledge is damaged down into uncomplicated steps and imagine sequences together with 122 tasks on developing attractive borders, excellent patio pots and the way to maintain your salad turning out to be all summer season. 30 Minute Gardening is the right rescue therapy for somebody who loves gardening yet has little time on their palms. it is all approximately easy methods to have a neat backyard, a fine looking backyard, a effective garden...and nonetheless have a lifestyles.
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DAHLIAS Plant pots with dahlia tubers like 'Bishop of Llandaff' (pictured) in the spring. Move them to bigger pots as they grow, then as they start to bloom, "plunge" them, in their pots, into the beds. INSTANT COLOUR LIFT 53 BRIGHT IDEAS Create a luxuriant oasis in summer by using tender house and conservatory plants that relish a few months outside before returning to their usual spot. Sow or buy tropical-looking annual climbers for quick blooms at eye level and in spring add instant colour with pots of bulbs.
Gently tease out the roots, taking care not to break up the root ball in the process. PL ANTING A TREE to keep them healthy they do need after-care. Young trees, like any new plants, must be regularly watered until established, but they also require protection against adverse weather conditions. Stakes prevent trees being blown over or the stems snapping in high winds, while some frost-tender species may need covering with horticultural ﬂeece when frost is forecast. Country gardeners may also need to protect young stems against bark-stripping pests such as deer or rabbits.
Consider leaving oak bare to weather naturally. IF YOU HAVE MORE TIME F Clear away weeds The gaps between paving slabs offer a tempting home to weeds and moss. You can apply special path weedkiller, but if you are an organic gardener, use a trowel to scrape out unwelcome plants. F Brighten up woodwork If you have fencing or trellis around your patio, give it a good brush down to remove any dirt, then apply a new coat of woodstain, or perhaps even a coloured wood paint to brighten up the area. 40 REL A XED PATIOS Mosaic tile YOU WILL NEED 30cm (12in) square paving slab or tile made from concrete, natural stone, or ceramic Ruler/tape measure 1 tub of exterior-quality waterproof tile grout Flexible grout spreader or palette knife Long nail or pencil 1 bag each of green and blue glass or acrylic beads Piece of old cloth 1Apply grout to the tile Use the ﬂexible grout spreader to apply an even layer of grout to the slab or tile.