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18 May Autumn Camellias at Intelligro
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very autumn at Intelligro our customers drive into our retail area and are greeted with a spectacular mass of white flowers along the length of our driveway. At this time of the year, we get many enqu..
25 Mar How to add organic compost to an existing garden
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Organic compost added to your garden provides many benefits to your soil and plants. By adding compost two times a year, early spring and early autumn is a fantastic way to increase microbial activity..
04 Mar Your Autumn 2022 Gardening Guide
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Autumn is all about change in your garden, and with it brings a noticeable cooling in the evening and shortening of the days. There are still plenty of things to do before the winter months set in, su..
10 Feb How to prune lavender plants
Jess 0 340
Lavender is a hardy small shrub that is perfect for dry spots, it is also one of the longest blooming shrubs in the garden. Long prized for its oil and beautifully scented flowers, it makes a fantasti..
10 Feb How to manage a clay soil
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Changing a clay soil is not an overnight process but with the right advice and a little bit of patience, you can have a healthy soil that is rich and easy to manage.Clay soil has the smallest particle..
28 Jan How to Remove Strawberry Runners and Plant Them
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When planting strawberry plants, there are several things that areimportant to produce a great crop. One of the most important tasks ismanaging runners and removing them from your strawberry plant. Ma..
29 Oct Your Spring 2021 Gardening Guide
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Spring is a fantastic time of year for gardening, with all the new growth, beautiful blooming trees, and a general sense of happiness in the air with the warmer weather and longer daylight hours. Ther..
28 Oct Lawn Q&A
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1. Killing weeds in the lawn, what do I use and when? It’s good to get on top of weeds in your lawn in early Spring. Once the weather really warms up weeds will bloom and shed their seeds everywhere, ..
27 Oct Smokey Carrot Dip
Gemma 0 613
Ingredients ½ cup skin-on almonds 2lb. carrots, trimmed, peeled 2Tbsp. plus ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2½ tsp salt, divided, plus more 2 garlic cloves ½ cup canned chickpeas 3Tbsp. (..
01 Oct How to dethatch your lawn
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If you've seen a cross-section of soil and grass roots, you would have seen the layer of organic debris known as thatch. Grass propagates by seed, but some types also produce side shoots. These help t..
30 Sep How to Top Dress a Lawn
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It may seem a bit odd to spread a layer of soil or sand over the top of your lawn, but this is exactly what top dressing a lawn is about. It is a great way of rejuvenating a lawn that may a bit tired ..
30 Sep How to Grow Seed Potatoes
Jess 0 652
One of the great Kiwi Christmas traditions is new potatoes on Christmas day. Not only are they high in fibre and vitamin Band c, they are higher in iron and protein than any other vegetable. They are ..
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