Gardeners are always complaining about their lawns being damaged by grubs which include Grass Grub, Black Beetle Grubs or Porina Caterpillars. If the grubs are not eating the roots of the grasses the porina are eating at the base of the grass causing bare patches in lawns. When any of the above pests are active [...]
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The Fruit & Vegetable Garden Pull out spent tomatoes, bean vines and corn etc. Plant winter cabbages, caulis and other members of the Brassica family – it’s best to dig through Living Earth Compost to break up compacted soils and help retain moisture. Avoid high nitrogen fertilisers as they can encourage sappy, weak growth – [...]
Autumn in the Garden The fruit & veggie garden: Watering: Maintain regular watering on the crops that are producing now: aubergines, peppers, chillies, tomatoes and melons. BUT water at the root area, not over the foliage as this is still powdery mildew season. Dig up main crop potatoes as foliage begins to die off and [...]
Spring is a good time to sort out any problems you may have in your lawns. Lawn problems include; sparse grass coverage, lawn weeds, patchy areas, moss, soil insects, ponding, thatch and the health of grasses. The first thing to do is an inspection of all your lawn areas and take a few notes on [...]