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HAVE YOU PICKED UP YOUR FREE GROWING MATTERS?

They’re full of inspiring tips and advice for gardeners in and around Pietermaritzburg.  Available at any Blackwood’s.

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Roses should be growing fast now and will need plenty of water and food to support their growth. Increase watering of your roses to at least twice a week. Make sure the beds are mulched to conserve water.  Support the increased growth of your roses with an application of rose fertiliser.  

Disbud hybrid teas by removing the side buds so that the main bloom is strengthened. Remove the central bud from candelabras to ensure an even head of flowers. Check the stakes and ties of standard roses.

 

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