Amateur Gardening

Spring-cleaning your shrubs

ONCE spring is here we shall be inundated with jobs pressing remorselessly for our attention, so before the dormant season is at an end we should take a look at all the shrubs in our garden and decide what attention they need.

Be really critical. So often we hold on to a shrub year after year for no better reason than it has always been with us. It would be much better to get rid of it altogether; it is wonderful for the

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