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For the week of:
Wednesday 6th May 2009
Clean up time around the nursey, leaves
everywhere to collect up and we've even had some good enough weather to do
some painting. Don't forget we have a landscape service with all the expentise
to help organize your garden. We offer prunning, spraying and advice for
anyone requiring help with their section. Mothersday this weekend, time to buy
something for mum, or even bring her down to the nursery for an outing on
sunday. We have "everything" in our gift shop. In flower we have Cyclamen,
Roses, Cushionmums or if in doubt, gift vouchers are always handy. Polyanthus
are in flower now, great for pots, good colour for over winter and there's a
few pansies that do well in cooler conditions. There's still a few vege plants
going into glasshouses, and shallots are now available. Broadbeans are selling
well as are lupins and mustard. Peastraw is selling by the truck loads. Some
sheep pellets and blood and bone is also a good addition to the garden to help
build up the organic material. We have good supplies of blueberrys at the
moment and the cranberrys are full of fruit. Spring bulbs are still in store
for another month and the lily bulbs have just arrived, so there's always
something to plant, no matter what the season.
WHAT SHOULD YOU BE
Planting spring bulbs and shallots.
Mulching your garden with peastraw to help suppress weeds over winter.
Cleaning up leaves from spouting and drains. Spray roses with lime sulphur to
control next years pests and diseases. Fertilize Rhodos and Camellias as they
are making flowerbuds now. Read from oue catalogues and place an
For those of you wanting to plant around
your duck pond, at the moment we have a special $50 pallet load of plants that
are suitable for around duck ponds.
Only while stocks
At North road diacks
No leaks, red brick and terracotta
Ideal for sealing pots, statues, birdbaths or
andy sculpture to prevent water and frost damage.
SUPER SAVE PET
Extra Large fish pond, $69.98.
Pen Pel Acrylic Aquirims, ideal for fish,
frogs or mice.
2 Sizes, $15.98 8.57LT
PLANT OF THE WEEK
Take a look at the plant attached below and if you
recognise it e-mail us with your answer. If you are the first to guess
correctly you will win!
Last weeks answer: Carex
winner: M. McRoberts
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: