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The Strange Case of Dog Vomit Fungus

The Strange Case of Dog Vomit Fungus

We have recently received an enquiry asking for identification of a strange fungus like growth on tomatoes.

Native Toetoe vs Pesty Pampas – Do You Know the Difference?

Native Toetoe vs Pesty Pampas – Do You Know the Difference?

Introduced pampas grass (sometimes known as cutty grass) and the New Zealand native toetoe (sometimes known as toit oi or toitoi) are similar in appearance.

1-2-3 Lawn Care Programme

1-2-3 Lawn Care Programme

The composition of lawns varies widely. Many of the grasses used in lawn seed mixtures are specially bred for characteristics such as fine leaves, hard wearing, persistence, and disease and...

Preventing Weeds in Flowerbeds

Preventing Weeds in Flowerbeds

Many flowerbeds, especially when they are new, contain plants dotted within an area of prepared bare soil.

Seasons

Seasons

Seasons are divisions of the year that correspond to periods of similar weather, ecology, or daylight hours.

What To Do in the Garden With Time at Home

What To Do in the Garden With Time at Home

One of the things you can do in the garden is to get down to getting rid of those weeds.

Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Gardening

Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Gardening

With a little care and attention in winter you can look forward to the new growth in your garden in spring.

Hardy Plants – How Hardy are They?

Hardy Plants – How Hardy are They?

Hardy plants are those that can withstand cold temperatures, but there is a variation in hardiness, and this should be understood before choosing your plants.

Garden Myths

Garden Myths

Here you will find a few myths that are commonly found amongst gardening advice. Some have may have a spark of truth, but I hope to explain why they are...

How to Get Children Interested in the Garden

How to Get Children Interested in the Garden

In the modern world of gaming and television on demand, getting children to leave the confines of the house and venture into the ‘wild’ outdoors can be challenging.