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Glenferness, Midrand

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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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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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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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Slugs and snails

Most gardeners do not like them as they eat plants, however they do also eat dead matter and help to recycle nitrogen. A non toxic way to “poison” them is to put out saucers of beer as they drown in

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soil pH test at home

Drop some soil into a bottle of vinegar and if the vinegar bubbles, your soil has enough lime. No bubbles mean that you will have to add 100g of lime per sq meter and dig it in well. If your

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Success with indigenous bulbs

Nearly half he bulbs that are grown in gardens all over the world have their origins in South Africa. Bulbs need moist roots so in order to achieve this just follow the 4 F’s. To prevent failure, water with a

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Rhubarb leaf insecticide

Put 1 cup of rhubarb leaves into a large pot and cover with 6 cups of water. Bring to the boil and then allow to steep and cool. Add a quarter of a cup of liquid detergent and spray on

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