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Gardening Tips – Episode 13

Spray your lemon tree with an insecticide to get rid of pests Make sure that you are using a insecticide that is for edible crops. Start a garden bed to plant up plants that will flower when the season changes. Remember to add some compost to the soil. Always add a bit of bone meal […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 12

The end of June signals the beginning of the rose pruning season. This will encourages growth and the health of your roses.  For step by step guidelines in rose pruning; visit www.thegardener.co.za Winter is the time when grass slows down in growth but the weeds thrive as they love the cooler temperatures. A way to […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 11

It’s almost the middle of winter and many aloes are flowering at the moment. Keep an eye out for diseases such scales that tend to be a nuisance when it comes to aloes and other succulents. There are a number of products on the market that can be used, all you need to do is […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 10

What to do: Even if its winter, you can still have a continuous supply of fresh herbs by planting frost sensitive herbs such as basil and rocket in containers. Use coconut husk as a planting medium for optimal results. It’s available at garden centres in a block form. You will have to soak it into […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 9

Tips Prune all plants that have finished flowering in the garden to rejuvenate them and encourage new growth. You need to dead head any flowering winter annuals such as pansies – to make sure that they carry on flowering and giving you brilliant colour

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Gardening Tips – Episode 8

Tips: Use this time to prune overgrown trees that are perhaps hanging over into you neighbours yard or even in your own garden. This action not only keeps them neat and tidy but also revives them. Don’t forget to keep the lawn edges nicely trimmed and manicured. Edging shears work best for this activity. Just […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 13

Spray your lemon tree with an insecticide to get rid of pests Make sure that you are using a insecticide that is for edible crops. Start a garden bed to plant up plants that will flower when the season changes. Remember to add some compost to the soil. Always add a bit of bone meal […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 12

The end of June signals the beginning of the rose pruning season. This will encourages growth and the health of your roses.  For step by step guidelines in rose pruning; visit www.thegardener.co.za Winter is the time when grass slows down in growth but the weeds thrive as they love the cooler temperatures. A way to […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 11

It’s almost the middle of winter and many aloes are flowering at the moment. Keep an eye out for diseases such scales that tend to be a nuisance when it comes to aloes and other succulents. There are a number of products on the market that can be used, all you need to do is […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 10

What to do: Even if its winter, you can still have a continuous supply of fresh herbs by planting frost sensitive herbs such as basil and rocket in containers. Use coconut husk as a planting medium for optimal results. It’s available at garden centres in a block form. You will have to soak it into […]

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Gardening Tips – Episode 9

Tips Prune all plants that have finished flowering in the garden to rejuvenate them and encourage new growth. You need to dead head any flowering winter annuals such as pansies – to make sure that they carry on flowering and giving you brilliant colour

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Gardening Tips – Episode 8

Tips: Use this time to prune overgrown trees that are perhaps hanging over into you neighbours yard or even in your own garden. This action not only keeps them neat and tidy but also revives them. Don’t forget to keep the lawn edges nicely trimmed and manicured. Edging shears work best for this activity. Just […]