Tims Gardening Column


  • New garden edge is great value - Sep 9, 2008

    An exciting new garden edging product has been released that will make do it yourself landscaping so much easier and cheaper. Its called Linkedge and it is an aluminium strip that can be bent to create beautiful curved gardens within minutes. It comes in 3 metre lengths that will easily fit on your roof racks so you will save on delivery cost...

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  • This Parris Is Classy ! - Aug 23, 2008

    If you have found yourself putting shorts on in the morning it's a good indication that Spring has sprung. It's an exciting time to visit your local nursery because this is the time of year when all the new release plants start to arrive. One of the best plants on offer is an new evergreen shade tree called Magnolia grandiflora ' Kay Parris'....

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  • It's Time To Spray Lime Sulphur - Aug 1, 2008

    Our Nectarine trees are starting to flower in the nursery, so it looks like we are going to have an early Spring. The leaf buds are starting to swell too, so now is the right time to spray your fruit trees with Lime Sulphur. This fungicide will prevent Leaf Curl from appearing on the leaves of Peach and Nectarine trees but you must use it bef...

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  • Bindii Ballet Back For One More Season - Jul 15, 2008

    It's time once more to treat your lawn to control clover and bindii. This is one of those jobs that you just can't put off or you will be doing the bindii ballet all summer long. I still believe that 'Chemspray Bindi' is the best product to use on all lawns including soft leaf Buffalo. Before applying this chemical read the instructio...

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  • Time To Plant Fruit Trees - Jul 3, 2008

    This month garden centres will be taking delivery of there new season deciduous fruit trees. Sales of fruit trees have increased by 25% in the last 5 years because people have realised that healthy food means a healthy body. Backyards might be getting smaller but plant breeders have responded by breeding smaller growing fruit trees th...

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