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Gardening Tips

Keep your roses at their blooming best

Posted By Category: Gardening TipsComments: 0Post Date: 29th Oct 2015

Despite the heat we have been experiencing the past while, roses are still looking great and continue to give colour and delight to gardeners. Roses are actually quite resilient plants that can take a beating and survive to delight us with their vivid colours. Below are some tips that you can use to get the best out of your roses. Watering Create a mounded basin around your roses that you fill up when you water, this will ensure that water filters...

Cutting the right corner: Pruning made easy

Posted By Category: Gardening Tips, Winter GardeningComments: 0Post Date: 31st Jul 2015

It seems like pruning time has come early again this year due to the mild winter we have been experiencing thus far.  What a pleasant surprise it was to have roses flowering throughout winter. And even seeing plants such as Clivias in bloom a lot earlier than we normally do.  Despite the risk of a late frost always being there, now is the time to dust off those secateurs after their hibernation. Almond Blossoms Why is it necessary to prune plants? The...

Too mulch or not too mulch


With the hot and dry we have been experiencing the past few weeks, all our gardens are literally feeling the heat.  One of the easiest and simplest methods to help our gardens through this extreme weather unscathed is by mulching.  Mulching basically means covering the top of the soil with an organic or inorganic material that acts as a barrier between the soil and the harsh outside conditions.    The benefits of mulching are plentiful and one will definitely see...

Natural Swimming Pools: More Beauty, No Chemicals

Posted By Category: Gardening TipsComments: 0Post Date: 30th Apr 2014

Natural Swimming Pools: More Beauty, No Chemicals

Why won't my garden grow?

Posted By Category: Gardening TipsComments: 0Post Date: 19th Apr 2014

Follow this link for reasons why you may be struggling with your garden http://beprepared.com/insight/13932/why-wont-my-garden-grow-5-mistakes-you-may-be-making/

A touch of yellow to warm the cooler days

Posted By Category: Gardening TipsComments: 0Post Date: 2nd Apr 2014

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My Cymbidium has finished flowering, what do I do now?

Posted By Category: Gardening TipsComments: 0Post Date: 6th Sep 2013

  Your Cymbidium has flowered profusely throughout winter delighting you with its stunning blooms.  Now that it has finished flowering it may need repotting to ensure that it will grace you with another season of colour.  If your cymbidium hasn’t been repotted in the past three years or if there’s no space left for new growth it will require repotting.  If you’re not sure if it needs repotting, pop in at the nursery and we will be able to tell...