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the week of:Wednesday 27th June 2007
WHAT?S BEEN HAPPENING?:
Roses, roses, roses. We have all sorts of roses. A Wonderful range of hybrid tea's, Florabunda's, Climbers, Shrub's, Old fashioned and that is just naming a few. We carry roses for every letter of the alphabet. They are all freshly potted and ready to go out and into the garden. Free catalogues are available to help you choose. Camelia's are beginning to flower. They too are a great addition of flower to all gardens. Another great addition of colour to our gardens are the bright eye catching poly's. For a burst of colour inside we have gorgeous cyclamen. Wonderful colour's. We also have a wide selection of outdoor and indoor ornaments. Treat yourself or make someone's day by giving them a great gift. We have lots of pots, statues, bird baths and many other great prices. For all you Jeyes fluid lovers, we have just restocked it under a different name. It is now called Natures mate.
Diacks Nurseries have a large range of plant food. We in particular carry a range called GROSOUTH. This range provides food and nourishment for all plants and is designed for our plants here in the deep south. A full range is available both at Lorneville and Tweed st shops. We are lucky at this time of year, our lawns are not growing very quickly. Any moss problems can be easily fixed with a variety of products in particular Yates Surrender. Available at both shops. Slug slam is available for $1.99. Down from $4.50. Great time to buy. Thats all for now. Keep busy, keep warm and don't forget even on a cold, dark winter day you can still enjoy a beautiful garden.
THIS WEEKS SPECIAL:
All spring flowering bulbs, now half price
Sprouting Hyacinth bulbs, 3 per pot, $9.99.
Door step garden pots, Cyclamen $22.50, Prims $15.00.
THIS WEEKS PRODUCT:
Just restocked all Wally Richards products including, Oceans solids, Simalith, Mycorrcin plus, Neem tree oil, Neem tree granules, Moss and liverwart control, Liquid sulphur, Liquid copper.
FRUIT OF THE WEEK COMPETITION:
Diacks have a new section to our weekly newsletter. There will be a fruit of the week and you are able to win this tree/bush just by entering your favourite recipe for this fruit. This is open to all across New Zealand and will be couriered free of charge to the lucky winner.
This week?s recipe is for Nashi
Last week winner was:
PLANT OF THE WEEK COMPETITION:
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: Rubeckia Sonora.
Last weeks winner: Fred Aitkin.
SUPERSAVE PET DEPOT:
Pre packed 1kg bags of bird seed, only $2.99.
Or $9.98 for 5 bags.
RECIPE OF THE WEEK:
Nectarine Carrot Picnic Cake Recipe
1/2 cups wheat germ
1 cups flour
3/4 cups sugar
3/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, ground
1/2 teaspoons nutmeg, ground
1/2 cups oil
1 teaspoons vanilla
1 cups carrot, grated
1 cups nectarine, chopped
1/2 cups walnuts, chopped
1/4 cups powdered sugar
In a large bowl mix together wheat germ, flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add eggs, oil, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in grated carrots, chopped nectarines, and chopped walnuts. Pour into a well-greased and floured fluted cake pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 50 minutes or until the center is set. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes in the pan; invert and cool on a wire rack. Sprinkle the top with powdered sugar.
This recipe serves 16 people
JOKE OF THE WEEK:
Q: Why did the apple cross the road?
A: To visit Granny Smith!
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