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Gardening

Staple diet of the ladybird, making it popular with gardeners Click to show or hide the answer
Ribbon–like scars on skins of apples: left by Click to show or hide the answer
Depriving vegetable stems of light, to make them more tender Click to show or hide the answer
Flower bud that fails to develop Click to show or hide the answer
Cultivator: used to Click to show or hide the answer
Mattock: used for Click to show or hide the answer
Main constituent of lime Click to show or hide the answer
Seed that has been germinated by the grower and sent out in waterproof sachets Click to show or hide the answer
Heavy loams have an excess of Click to show or hide the answer
Pergola: used to grow Click to show or hide the answer
Temporary glass or plastic structure for protecting plants Click to show or hide the answer
Shoddy Click to show or hide the answer
Pieces of crockery put in bottom of flowerpots to aid drainage Click to show or hide the answer
Loppers: used for Click to show or hide the answer
Tool used for making holes to plant seeds in Click to show or hide the answer
Pinching out side buds to encourage central bud to develop Click to show or hide the answer
Hoe where two prongs are joined by a crosspiece Click to show or hide the answer
Training fruit trees by pruning and tying branches to a frame – often shaped in formal patterns, flat against a wall, fence, or trellis; also used for plants that have been shaped in this way Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
A plant that is not native to the area (ecosystem) in which it grows Click to show or hide the answer
Potash: nutrient which stimulates Click to show or hide the answer
Dressed seed: coated, before packing, with Click to show or hide the answer
Bordeaux mixture (copper sulphate, lime, water; originally used on vines); Cheshunt powder Click to show or hide the answer
Dannocks Click to show or hide the answer
Allowed at Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in 2013 Click to show or hide the answer
Growing plants and digging them into the soil to provide nutrients Click to show or hide the answer
Shade–loving plant – varieties Gold Standard, Halcyon, August Moon Click to show or hide the answer
Paraquat: herbicide that works by Click to show or hide the answer
Propagation by putting part of the stem in the ground and leaving attached to parent until it has grown roots Click to show or hide the answer
Ericaceous soil Click to show or hide the answer
Fertile soil with a good balance of clay, sand and decayed organic matter Click to show or hide the answer
Tree in its first year after grafting or budding Click to show or hide the answer
Mixture of limestone and clay Click to show or hide the answer
Protective layer of bark, gravel, straw, etc., laid over soil to control temperature, retain moisture and discourage weeds Click to show or hide the answer
Balanced fertiliser: equal parts of Click to show or hide the answer
Water milfoil, willow moss: used in ponds as Click to show or hide the answer
Arbrex: used for Click to show or hide the answer
Hawk Crest, Bodnant Yellow, Pink Pearl: hybrids of Click to show or hide the answer
"Sprinkler" on the end of a watering can Click to show or hide the answer
Disease causing brown, red or orange spots on undersides of leaves (esp. hollyhocks and roses) Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. Fothergills, Dobies, Suttons Click to show or hide the answer
Methiocarb: used to control Click to show or hide the answer
'Spit' to a gardener Click to show or hide the answer
Activator: used to Click to show or hide the answer
Draw hoe: also known as Click to show or hide the answer
Inducing growth of side shoots Click to show or hide the answer
Blossom end rot mainly affects Click to show or hide the answer
Uppermost level of soil Click to show or hide the answer
Shallow wooden basket, typically used to carry fruit or veg from the garden Click to show or hide the answer
Leaves marked with a contrasting colour Click to show or hide the answer
Mecoprop Click to show or hide the answer

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