Plant out winter bedding. Lift begonia corms and store in a dry well ventilated greenhouse. Raise containers of hardy plants on to feet to prevent water logging in winter wet. Wrap those plants susceptible to winter cold, wind and wet with fleece or bubble wrap.


  • Has your plant been destroyed by the frost? +

    Temperatures can drop to -8 ° to -10 ° C in the heart of winter, and this can have a big impact on your plants. As a precaution, it is recommended to protect the most sensitive plants with mulch on the ground or at the base of the trunks. In addition, you should also be wary of late frosts, which can even occur as late as April.

  • How to detect the presence of a pest? +

    The foliage hangs miserably, some branches dry out, the plant does not grow and begins to decline. If you handle the young trunk or stem, there is an abnormally low resistance. A pest is likely to have devoured, consumed or damaged some of the roots.

  • Is your plant in its place? +

    This is the first question he must ask knowing that each variety has its own requirements and few of them can adapt to all weather conditions. Similarly, the soils are not always welcoming to all plants. The plants called "heath land" (camellia, azalea, rhododendron, magnolia ...), for example, that land will not tolerate acid. While the calcareous plants (cistus, Montpellier maple, hawthorn ...) need a pattern ground limestone. It is important to know or to analyze the soil. Poorly prepared, any plant, even well treated, remains the target of opportunistic parasites who take advantage of his weakness.

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