Gar­den Guide Tips, tricks and tasks to keep your gar­den in tip­top shape

Good Housekeeping (South Africa) - - CONTENTS -

Keep your gar­den look­ing its best with this handy check list

CLEAN out dead plants, sweep leaves and add plant residue to your com­post heap.

FER­TILISE your lawn with a mix­ture of equal parts LAN and 2:3:2 fer­tilis­ers to keep it green and thick dur­ing win­ter.

TILL your veg­gie gar­dens to ben­e­fit win­ter crops.

If you’re in KWAZULUNATAL, pinch out early flower buds on young seedlings to en­cour­age bushy growth first.

If you’re in the EASTERN CAPE, sow root crops such as car­rots, beet­root, radishes and turnips.

In the WESTERN CAPE, plant all mem­bers of the fyn­bos fam­ily like buchu, pin­cush­ion and other proteas, restio and leu­ca­den­dron this month.

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