TO DO LIST
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW DURING AUGUST
ANNUALS & BULBS:
Annuals add excitement and energy to the garden. They are small plants,
packed with colour and have the ability to transform beds, containers,
window boxes and hanging baskets.
ROSES & PRUNING:
Banksia Roses are the 'first' to flower after winter. Make sure you feed
established plants to boost blooming. Stunning plants, in a wide range
of colours now available at Plantland
August is LAWN MONTH!! Malanseuns Brilliant Top Soil will revitalize and
rejuvenate your tired winter lawn, simply follow these 3 easy steps:
* Mow the lawn short, aerate & add Bonemeal/Wonder 7:1:3.
* Spread TopSoil ± 2.5cm deep; ensure the lawn tips are visible
* Water thoroughly for 3 days and then deeply every 2nd day
'Spring Clean' your garden! Put on the gardening gloves, grab the
secateurs and get busy… Cut away dead branches, split/divide large
clumping plants and weed out the unwanted.
EDIBLES – HERBS & VEGGIES:
Established vegetables need regular feeding and watering. Mulch between
rows to reduce weed growth and increase water holding. Prune perennial
herbs such as lavender, rosemary, mint & thyme.