Plant and harvest! Back in July you may remember we discussed planting strawberries, well December is the perfect time to harvest all your hard work. Grab the kids, head outside and begin picking.
For me, the key to making your garden look visually appealing is to include plants in a range of sizes. If you’ve already got your small plants covered and it’s height you’re after, look no further than the delphinium, which can grow to around 180cm tall.
Is your garden looking a little bit ordinary? Maybe it’s lacking a little pizzazz in the lead-up to summer.
Awapuni gardening guru, Tod Palenski’s top tip for adding drama is to plant towering delphiniums to transform your garden from ordinary to extraordinary.
There’s a reason why people say a garden is a labour of love. Many plants require regular care to get the best out of them. Deadheading flowers, pruning branches, and watching out for pests and diseases are just a few of the jobs I regularly undertake in our backyard.
These are the signs of longihorn (borer). Borer attack plants stressed by drought or disease.