With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about getting your garden into tip-top shape for the festivities! If you’re hosting lunch this year, then you’ll want to start tidying up and preparing now, so that you can relax in the week before Christmas knowing your garden is ready to welcome your
Time to plant winter-spring bulbs such as Daffodil, Freesia, Jonquil, Snowflake etc. Bulbs are great in pots or plant in a well-drained area. Planting depth should be double bulb length. Water with Seasol after planting and wait for bulb shoots before applying bulb food. You will need to wait until the end of this month
Autumn is a great time of the year to work in your garden. The milder temperatures provide good working conditions and healthy plant growth. Visit your local nursery - plant the familiar or experiment with something new - you may be pleasantly surprised. When creating hedges ensure your hedge grows horizontally before it grows vertically,
Purchase Spring flowering bulbs such as Daffodil, Freesia, Jonquil, Snowflake etc now. Wait for the cooler months of April or May to plant. In the meantime, prepare your bulb area by weeding, cultivating and adding compost. Alternatively, plant in pots. Store your bulbs in a cool dry location (cool climate) or place in the fridge
January is normally too hot to undertake any major gardening tasks. Keep to the essential tasks such as watering, weeding and mowing. Work early morning/evening and set yourself small manageable tasks. Please remember to protect yourself by wearing 30+ sunscreen, cotton long-sleeved shirt, hat and sunglasses. Watering is perhaps the most important job this month.
Wishing you a season of peace and joy this Christmas and throughout the coming year. With summer upon us, it’s worth reiterating the importance of protecting yourself against UV radiation. The Cancer Council recommends that you use all of the following measures: Avoid the sun in the middle of the day. Wear a wide brim
Did you always dream of having a nice citrus in your garden? Follow these useful tips from our infographic and soon you will enjoy lemons and oranges.
Spring is here and your garden will be looking its best during the following months. It’s a great time to get busy in the garden and as always there is much to do – plant, fertilise, water, mulch and weed.