Late spring and early summer is when plant growth is most rapid and vigorous, which is why many hedges and topiaries require regular pruning at this time of year to … Read More about Pruning hedges and topiaries
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An olive, to many, is no more than a humble lump at the bottom of a martini… Olives have oiled the wheels of civilization since Jericho built walls and ancient … Read More about Olive Trees
Now is the time for ‘the spring treatment’ or ‘spring scarifying’, which are the horticultural terms for giving the lawn a low cut, a firm raking or scraping, … Read More about Go for a green lawn!
Sunday 21 October 2018 There’s really nothing like the joy of gardening. Connecting to nature, the pride of growing your own plants, flowers, food and of course, … Read More about Branch out on Garden Day!
Gladiolus are known for their tall elegance in a garden bed, and as Australian TV personality Dame Edna Everage’s favourite flower, which she calls ‘gladdies’ and … Read More about Potted Glads
Irrigation hoses – why choose them? So you thought you knew everything there was to know about garden hoses? Time to increase your repertoire by understanding … Read More about Irrigation hoses
Understanding the Signs & Symptoms of Stressed Plants by Jenny Slabber A crying new-born baby is bewildering to inexperienced parents, only till we … Read More about Are your plants stressed?
Keep your plants warm in style What you will need: Pots (we used terracotta pots) Stones or pebbles A selection of plants Empty 2-litre plastic … Read More about DIY Mini Greenhouse