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30 Jan Citrus Butterfly

Citrus Butterfly is not generally a concern on your citrus tree.Β  Any specimens on your plants will cause minimal damage and can be overlooked in favour of the butterflies that they will later emerge as....

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30 Jan Wind Damage in the Garden

Below are some tips on dealing with damage caused to plants by wind and ways to help treat damaged plants and prevent problems: Wind Burn Whilst people are most aware of the drying effects of windy weather on our skin, wind also has a drying effect on...

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24 Jan Feeding Roses

Roses love to be fed well if they are to thrive and produce abundant blooms. There are great specialised rose foods available now days which are tailor made to meet the needs of roses. The main things to remember when feeding are: Follow rates described on product....

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24 Jan Roses Winter Pruning

In Sydney this is carried out late June to early July. Make sure secateurs are clean and sharp and a pruning saw is useful at this time to remove dead wood. The same basic principals of summer pruning are used and the aim again is...

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24 Jan Roses Summer Pruning

The main idea in summer pruning is to remove spent blooms and to help manage the shape of the plant. You also need to manage any problems such as diseased sections on the rose or possible problems caused by crossing stems. People are generally scared...

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24 Jan Picking the Right Spot for a Rose

MostΒ roses enjoy as much sun as possible. Be sure to choose the most sunny position possible to plant your rose. A shady location can cause you all manor of problems later on down the track with your rose. Good air flow around the rose is critical...

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24 Jan Selecting the Right Rose

The key to success in gardening with roses can be as simple as selecting the right rose for the job. With the vast array of roses available today it can be a difficult task to decide between them. Most people in the end go with...

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24 Jan Planting Potted Roses

With the availability of many roses in pots it is no longer necessary to plant them only in the mid-winter months when they were traditionally available in bare-root form. Planting time is the perfect time to get your soil right as it is much harder...

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08 Sep Armeria Bees Ruby

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Height: 15cm Spread: 30cm Growing Conditions: Full Sun Common Name: Thrift, Sea Pink Pronunciation: are-meer-ee-uh Variety Profile A delightful clump forming evergreen plant ideal for edging, container culture or simply adding colour to the front of garden beds and rockeries. Tall, leafless stems of deep cerise coloured flowers cluster...

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