I have lost count of the number of times I have encountered the remains of a small tree/shrub where the top is long gone, but the stump remains. Why? Well, usually the answer is that removing even a small stump can appear to be difficult job so why not let it just rot away. Unfortunately, that may not work as quite a few stumps can regrow.  So, removal is the way to go here I will show you how I remove a small stump without too much effort.

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Left to its own devices a Pampas Grass can soon get out of control and dominate smaller gardens.  There are various ways of cutting it down (best done in late winter) however having done this a few times with various large grasses now I have a quick and easy way to cut them back without creating a massive cleaning up headache.  In this post I will show you step by step how to cut back an overgrown Pampas Grass the easy way.

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When a perennial is starting to outgrow its spot and is muscling others out of the way it is time to divide it.  The most common approach requires two garden forks to prize the lifted plant apart but what if you don’t happen to have enough forks to hand? Well there is a simple way to split your these plants as I will show you.

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