Browsing Archive: September, 2010

Open Gardens - Spring 2010

Posted by Nick Spargo on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, In : Gardens of the Golden City 
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Ludwigs Roses

Posted by Nick Spargo on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, In : Dates to Remember! 
Go to any branch,(KZN,JHB,C.T,PTA), between the 2nd - 10th October 2010 for Spring Rose Splendour, It's NOT to be missed!!!


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Lawns and Flowerbeds

Posted by Nick Spargo on Wednesday, September 22, 2010,
Now is the time to prepare those lawns and flower beds:

Lawns should get spiked to air rate the soil, add a 5:1:5 fertilizer with lawn dressing to get the right levels. The fertilizer with the lawn dressing will help boost the new growth. Water your lawn 2 x day (Morning & Evening), Not mid-day as the water you use will evaporate with the high temperatures. Make sure water logging on lawn does not happen, should your lawn retain large amounts of water eg: clay soils below lawn, add a coarse mi...
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Lawn Prep

Posted by Nick Spargo on Monday, September 20, 2010,
Now is the time, just before those first rains, to get your lawns prepared. A few tips:
Get your lawn spiked,and add a 5:1:5 fertilizer lightly sprinkled with lawn dressing to get your lawn looking spectacular this summer.Water 2 x per day during these hot spells (morning & evening) not mid-day as a lot of the water evaporates.
Make sure the lawn doesn't become water logged as this will cause yellow patches. Keep an eye on the lawn, first sign of weeds, get a weed killer from your local nursery...
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Spring is here!

Posted by Nick Spargo on Monday, September 20, 2010,

Now is the time to prepare your garden for planting! With the summer rains just around the corner it is important to prepare your flower beds and to add in those all important nutrients.


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