Red Spider Mites: Summer sees a proliferation of red spider mites on a host of different crops and ornamentals in the garden. They breed and spread rapidly, are difficult to detect, and require perseverance and persistence to control them once they have established themselves. Look out for telltale signs of infestation – discolouration of the […]
red spider mites
One of the joys of growing tomatoes in pots is that they do so well, and if the pots can be moved as the sun moves then one can pick tomatoes well into winter, which is a real bonus. Growing tomatoes in containers is a viable option for gardeners who have limited space, plus it […]
Start planning your winter food garden now, before summer becomes autumn, as dictated by the March solstice.
Early December presents the last chance in the season to plant both the hot and the sweet capsicums, so whether your taste tends towards hot and fiery or sweet and crunchy start sowing them now. There is a misconception that it is hard to grow capsicums, but the reason for this is mainly that the […]