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Glenferness, Midrand

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Autumn is the time to mulch

The major benefit of mulching during winter is to protect the plant crown so that the frost will not harm the roots of the plant. Make a thick layer of mulch as this will break down during the winter and

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2L bottle drip irrigation

Save your plastic 2 L bottles as they come in handy as a drip irrigation for newly planted trees and shrubs. Puncture holes all around the bottle and bury it alongside the tree. Fill the bottle with water and it

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Time to take cuttings

Autumn is a good time to take cuttings and they will root better is they are dipped into a rooting compound. Try this homemade recipe. Dissolve 2 teaspoons of honey in 500 ml of hot water. Add 1 teaspoon of

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Water for the birds

Having birds visit your garden is a joy. Do provide them with a birdbath or a water feature in which then can bath and drink and keep the pump set on slow. It’s fun to keep a list of the

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day on Sunday 5 June certainly promotes a greater appreciation of nature, the environment and the universe. We witness, with horror man’s greed, waste and total disrespect for the environment. We can make a difference in our own

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Yellow leaves that fall off

In very wet times or as a result of over watering, the leaves may turn yellow and fall off. This indicates that magnesium and iron has leached out of the soil. Dissolve 220 grams of Epsom Sats in 10 litres

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Newspapers make great mulch

This is the time of the year when we need to mulch in order to keep the soil warm, moist and weed free. Spread newspaper between your plants and cover with bark chips, pebbles or compost. The newspaper will break

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Nitrogen deficiency

If your plant looks sick and the leaves are yellow, it could be the result of a nitrogen deficiency in the soil. Sprinkle some unflavoured gelatine around the plant and this should cure the problem.

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