Is your gar­den bush­fire ready?

Life & Style Weekend - - GARDEN -

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Prune sur­round­ing trees so that branches are at least two me­tres away from all build­ings, in­clud­ing sheds, chil­dren’s play ar­eas and wa­ter tanks. Reg­u­lar plant prun­ing is es­sen­tial to re­move dead and dry ma­te­rial and pro­mote lush new growth. Fiskars...

All plants burn dif­fer­ently but the rule of thumb is that all plants burn. Choose plants that have smooth bark, large leaves that are moist and suc­cu­lent or high in salt con­tent and species that don’t have a lot of oil glands in the leaves. Mag­no­lia...

En­sure your gut­ters are clear of leaves and twigs; in­stalling leaf guards on your gut­ters can help re­duce main­te­nance. Whites Su­per Gut­ter Guard is a heavy duty gut­ter mesh man­u­fac­tured from re­cy­cled plas­tic and UV sta­bilised for long life. RRP...

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