Good Housekeeping (South Africa) - - YOUR HOME -

Keep your gar­den look­ing its best with this handy check list START a com­post heap. FILL bird feed­ers with a mix­ture of dried fruit and seeds to at­tract wildlife.

PLANT new plants that re­quire less wa­ter, such as del­phini­ums, Ice­land pop­pies and cinerarias.

LOOK at all in­door plants for signs of pests and dis­eases.

SPRAY fungi­cide all over plants to pre­vent fun­gal dis­eases.

MULCH un­der ev­er­green trees and on the lawn.

Re­store the sheen of your house plants’ leaves by rub­bing them down with a ball of cot­ton wool soaked in milk.

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