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Grasshoppers declare war

By GEOFF MIERS Grasshoppers are emerging in large numbers, starting to invade home gardens, attacking a wide range of plants causing considerable damage to the...

With the humid weather and the rain come the bugs and the weeds

By GEOFF MIERS After the light rains over the past month it’s inevitable that garden pests and weeds will quickly emerge and the home gardener...

Now or never to get ready for planting months

By GEOFF MIERS You'll miss the prime planting season of March and April if you wimp out on must-do jobs in the current month promising...

How do you create a cactus garden? Carefully.

By GEOFF MIERS Creating a potted cactus garden is a great holiday activity for kids and parents, especially for older kids who like to flirt...

The things you can do in a bath tub

By GEOFF MIERS The uses of bath tubs in the home garden are almost limitless: A water feature or fish pond, a worm farm, algae...

Garden dries up in December? Not if you’re doing it right.

By GEOFF MIERS For the gardener with an orchard, vegetable patch and herb plot December can be a most productive month on the gardening calendar....

Watch out for ants running up and down your citrus trees

By GEOFF MIERS Citrus trees are highly productive food bearing trees that certainly deserve special care particularly over the summer months. Pest and disease, inadequate water...

Sweetcorn from your garden beats nutrient value from the supermarket

By GEOFF MIERS Growing sweetcorn is a no brainer: It's easy to grow provided some simple rules are followed and the nutrient value of fresh...

A brief glimpse into an integrated approach to gardening

By GEOFF MIERS An integrated approach to managing the garden has enormous benefits for the home gardener and it’s not hard, it’s actually really quite...

A golden gem that doesn’t need much care

By GEOFF MIERS Wanting something a little exotic, tasty and easy to grow then consider planting a Cape Gooseberry, often referred to as the “Golden...
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