Planting and Soils

In the Garden in June...

It’s time to check the trunk and bare branches of deciduous shrubs and trees.  You will be looking for damage caused by wind, mechanical tools, insects and fungi.  Prune broken...

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In the Garden this Month ̵...

Leaves of deciduous trees have begun turning colour making it a wonderful time in the gardens and streets of the Berry district; a time to admire and a time to...

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In the Garden this Month with ...

Is your lawn grass showing new shoots? It’s time to fertilize with a product high in nitrogen. • First mow the lawn on a high cut. • Then perhaps assess the need...

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In the Garden this Month ̵...

Recent rain was welcomed so it’s time to apply mulch to retain moisture.  Keep the mulch well clear of tree trunks to prevent damage to bark. Remove dead flowers from...

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In the Garden in March with Ha...

Many gardeners are still clearing up following storm damage.  New plants will have to stay on hold.  If any soil has been washed away and requires replacement, do not forget...

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