12 Jul QLD Garden Expo 2013

  _MG_4847I was up at Nambour in the beautiful Sunshine Coast for QLD Garden Expo 2013! This was the 29th year of the event and the weather could not have been better after a lead-up of what I am told were cool, wet weeks. This event is always very popular with the public and Friday morning had them queuing for hundreds of metres just to get in the gates. Gardening personalities as well as nurserymen were on hand for a busy lecture series of what seemed like hundreds of talks over the 3 days of the event. I presented 2 talks daily on how to improve your plant/life balance.
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06 Nov REVIEW: Amgrow Organix Weed Blitz 1L ready to use

Those of you pining  for a registered organic weed control spray for the home market are in luck with this latest offering from the people at Amgrow.

Product

Amgrow Organix Weed Blitz 1L ready to use - $14.95.

Description

The active ingredient of this herbicide is pine oil, extracted from both Australian and New Zealand pine. It works by stripping the coating from leaves, stems and even seeds to which it is applied,  causing the collapse of the cells and thus the plant itself. It is wholly plant-derived and certified organic. If you understand it's action you can now understand why it would not be the best solution to bulbous or woody perennial weeds which would burn-off then most-likely recover. It does, however, work an absolute treat in killing juvenile perennial as well as most annual weeds.

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02 Nov REVIEW: HOSELINK NEW 20m Auto Rewind Hose Reel

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="225"] NEW Hoselink 20m Auto Rewind Hose Reel[/caption] Probably like you I have long known HOSELINK for their 'burst-proof, leak-free' hose connectors which have been on the market for several years. Seeing the HOSELINK team out at a recent garden expo I attended I could not help but be impressed with their increased product range and diversity. Automatic hose reels, nozzles, pressure sprayers, garden tools, there offering had sure expanded! Here I am looking at their new range of hose reels, in particular their new 20m Auto Rewind model.

Product

HOSELINK 20m Auto Rewind Hose Reel available at www.hoselink.com.au for $164.90

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