Archive | September, 2013

Take a look at this beauty in my garden!

This beauty growing in my garden. Cindy. Durbanville.

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Slugs and snails

Does anybody have a solution to the above. I don’t want to use pesticides and poison in my garden but the slugs and snails have turned my clivias and orchids into a salad bar. Will talcum powder work? Cindy. Durbanville. Western Cape

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WANTED: Bitter Melon Seeds

I am looking for bitter melon seeds, also known as bitter gourd, foo gwah or karela. I can swap almost any vegetable seed or wouldn’t mind paying either. I am in Pretoria. Thanks, Sarina.

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Advise please: fruitflies

Dear bloggers, I hope you can help me! I have heard that there is a gel available to put on the trees that keeps fruitflies away. Has anybody heard of that, and where will I be able to find it. I live in McGregor, Western Cape. Growing-greetings, Monica

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Hydrangeas advice

Hi there, I need help in getting my Hydrangeas to flourish. I also want to plant pincushion proteas along my driveway. Any advice? And also, I’m looking for an ‘indigenous nursery’ somewhere in my area with is Pinetown, Kwazulu-Natal. Thanks guys. Brenda    

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