The great thing about gardening - and having a garden – is that it is generally your own creation. We are all different; we all have our own rules; all gardens are different; our needs as gardeners are different. And of course, every gardener will have tips on how to succeed
So much is the difference, that offering or seeking advice is fraught with problems – especially from afar, such is the case with this page! There are many simple questions asked about how to garden, but the answers are not normally as easy. Trying to write ten garden tips which are applicable to all types of gardening is more or less impossible. Here on this page we simply set the scene and provoke you to thoughts (hopefully), then follow up the details for the success rules for the different gardening sections.
Questions in my mail box are often put quite simply such as “Why is my apple tree not fruiting this year?” From experience I can normally isolate the problem, but it will often need a follow-up question or two. Hopefully – over time, these basic gardening tips will help
Here are my own top ten tips or rules to follow on the way to becoming a successful gardener, and having a garden as trouble-free as possible.
As with all rules and tips you can bend, ignore, or simply manipulate how you want – fitting in with your own particular circumstances. Above all, the number one rule would be….
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