Gillitts Nursery summer garden tips

2017-09-26 06:00
Manageress Lynn Doherty.Photo: Supplied

Manageress Lynn Doherty.Photo: Supplied

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HANGING baskets – prepare beautiful rainbow colour hanging baskets now for a lovely display in November and December – use 1 teaspoon aquasorb to 5 litres potting soil mix and water, then  apply special seedlings – colourful seedlings available from Gillitts Nursery.

Succulents – such a display of various colourful and usual shapes and sizes. You can also use these for beautiful table arrangements.

Lawns – fertilise with 7:1:3 for a luscious green lawn for summer.

Roses – fertilise 3:1:5 or 8:1:5. Use mulch by using old grass cuttings, or pinebark mulch to save water - it helps keep the moisture in. Water heavily once a week not three times a week in order to save water.

Garden beds – prepare soil by adding fresh compost­ and organic fertilisers for a bountiful rainbow of colourful flowers.

“Gogas” take a regular walkabout in the garden to check for those unwanted insects and powdery­ mildew which is relevant now, so you can treat immediately before they take control of your garden­.

Gillitts Nursery is fully stocked with all garden requirements, including a full range stock of compost/s – fertilisers – plant food – bark mulch - pots - insecticides - garden tools - garden ornaments and much, much more.

Don’t forget September is Arbor Month – plant a tree to save our planet. - Gillitts Nursery Team.

 

 

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