It’s Strawberry planting time Single pots $2.00 each or 6 for $10 6 packs $8.00 Its that time again … Rose Pruning and Spraying – Choose a nice fine, still day – Remove any dead canes at the base. – Cut back any dead shoots or crossing branches, or anything too thin to carry flowers. – […]
October is the high point of the spring flowering season. Blooms of roses, camellias, rhododendrons and of course all the pip fruit such as apple and pears are in full flower.
Heavy spring rains are still a risk so it is important to keep your vegetable gardens covered in a thick layer of mulch. I use straw or pea hay but if they are hard to find or costly autumn leaves would suffice. Don’t use hay as this contains seed heads which will gleefully self-seed amongst your vegetables in a blink of an eye!