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Bulbs: propagation / RHS Gardening

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Free entry to RHS members at selected times...Keep frost-free over winter and plant out the entire pan as a clump the following autumn...Lift and clean a mature, virus-free bulb while it is leafless and dormant
Acidifying soil / RHS Gardening

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Free entry to RHS members at selected times...If free lime or chalk is present, the soil cannot realistically be acidified...You can test for free lime or carbonate by adding vinegar to a soil sample
Graham Rice's new plants blog: Super succulent is Chelsea Plant of the Year star / RHS Gardening

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Semponium ?Sienna? enjoys full sun, is wind and drought tolerant, and grows well in peat free composts
Lilies: growing in containers / RHS Gardening

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If it appears too dense add 20 per cent by volume each of horticultural grit and peat-free multi-purpose compost or leaf mould to improve drainage
How to grow chrysanthemums / RHS Gardening

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Remove the lower leaves and insert the cuttings into pots containing a mix of half peat-free multipurpose compost and half horticultural grit/perlite
How to grow Bay / RHS Gardening

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If your soil isn?t well drained, consider growing plants in 30cm (12in) pots filled with soil-based or multipurpose, (including peat free) compost
How to grow witch hazel / RHS Gardening

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Take softwood cuttings in mid-spring using very free-draining cuttings compost, such as 40 percent peat-free multi-purpose compost, 30 percent perlite and 30 percent composted bark
Begonias: houseplants / RHS Gardening

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Grow in a multipurpose compost, ideally peat-free and based on coir to avoid sciarid fly problems, or John Innes No 2...Grow in a multipurpose compost, ideally peat-free and based on coir to avoid sciarid fly problems, or John Innes No 2
Pots and container habitats / RHS Gardening

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Or line it out with polythene before filling with a peat-free compost and sowing nasturtiums or a wildflower mix of cornflowers, corn marigold and poppies
Hoya / RHS Gardening

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This can be made using one part by volume orchid bark , one part peat free compost and one part coarse perlite

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