Monthly Archives: May 2012

Six Perennials to LOVE

So the mad mad May long weekend rush is over at the garden centres.  Hope you didn’t invest a lot in annuals….thirstythirsty pigs they are.  Here are my top 6 picks for perennials for you garden – they are well behaved (not invasive) … Continue reading

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Compostea – Magic Tea

This is a fine invention – making a magic tea for your garden and planters.  It is a very easy and effective way to deliver organic matter to the soil in your pots and planters.  Remember, we don’t have to … Continue reading

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Why 17 Watering Cans????

Confession: I own 17 watering cans.  Just those green plastic jobbies that hold about 7L of water. So many people are in awe of this – I have no idea why.  Plastic because the gorgeous metal cans with the beautiful brass spouts … Continue reading

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Pruning Your Roses

OK…so now is the time to prune your roses.  Let’s start with an older rose bush….that would be say 5 years. And lets say it is a shrub bush as opposed to a climber…the pruning is a little different. First, … Continue reading

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