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Macclesfield Express - - LEISURE -

●● Leave old flow­ers on some helle­bores like H. niger and H. ori­en­talis to al­low them to self-seed ●● Lift and di­vide prim­u­las, polyan­thus and for­get-me-nots ●● Give acid lovers like aza­leas and rhodo­den­drons a feed to stop leaves turn­ing yel­low ●● Give conifers and peren­ni­als a feed by ap­ply­ing fer­til­izer around the base of plants ●● Con­tinue to sow mangetout peas in shal­low trenches 15cm wide and 5cm deep ●● Pick off rose leaves show­ing signs of mildew, black spot and rust, to stop dis­eases spread­ing ●● Com­plete plant­ing of main­crop pota­toes ●● Ap­ply a long-last­ing weed­killer to gravel paths and drives ●● Ren­o­vate lawns which are full of moss by ap­ply­ing a moss killer then rak­ing out dead moss and de­bris ●● Top up pond wa­ter lev­els when nec­es­sary

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