If your garden plants are dying or struggling in extreme summer weather, Harry Baldwin, head of Horticulture at the Grade 2* Listed Borde Hill Gardens, explains what to do and how you can protect your beautiful borders from future summer heat and drought.
Borde Hill Gardens: https://www.bordehill.co.uk/
00:43 Borde Hill Gardens
01:49 What to do with your garden to protect it from summer extremes
02:10 Sunny areas of the garden dry out quicker
02:28 My plant is dying – what should I do?
03:15 Should I water mature trees?
03:37 If a tree’s leaves start to die, should I cut it back?
04:12 Should I water young trees in summer?
04:38 Caring for shrubs in summer extremes
05:17 How to minimise watering in summer with good winter prep
06:01 What is a tree circle?
06:38 Best practice to protect the herbaceous border
09:22 Water azaleas, rhododendrons and camellias in a very dry summer
09:40 Don’t fertilise plants in a summer heatwave or drought
10:39 How and when to water plants
11:20 Good drought resistant plants
13:05 Plant hunters and Borde Hill Gardens
13:15 Borde Hill Gardens – A Plant Hunter’s Paradise by Vanessa Berridge, Stephen Lacey and John Glover: https://amzn.to/3cDJiFB (affiliate link, see below)
14:40 Beautiful borders playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrZRLHPUbGmCjrR_RaI01_mGKMaTlx_gf
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