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Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - 2017 GARDENING CALENDAR -

Right tree, wrong place? If land­scap­ing projects mean you need to shift large plants, do it now while they’re dor­mant. Trim branches back by a third then use a sharp spade to root prune about 50cm out from the trunk be­fore lev­er­ing out the root­ball. Stake well. Wa­ter reg­u­larly the first sum­mer after re­plant­ing.

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