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QI'M seeking inspiration for a flowering hedge what should I plant? Donnie ATO liven up green uniform hedging, try roses, Berberis vulgaris common barberry) and Pyracantha (firethorn), which make excellent flowering hedges and invite beneficial wildlife. Acid loving camelias are also great for ericaceous soil.

QNOW it's getting hotter how often should I mow my lawn? Will AFROM spring to autumn, mow your lawn regularly now that growth has resumed. For the first cut, set the blades higher as the lawn will need to recover from winter, but during summer, mow it to about an inch in length twice a week unless during a prolonged dry spell where a higher trim will hold more moisture in the lawn.

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Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Jun 15, 2019
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