Pruning Roses

Its that time of year again...the dreaded...Winter...   Rose pruning.   Equipment needed: Sharp secateurs Saw loppers methylated spirits Gloves      2. Before Starting: The methylated spirits are for spraying your implements before every job.  Cross contamination of rose blight and other nasties is discouraged. Ensure all equipment is clean and sharp. Wear appropriate gloves. … Continue reading Pruning Roses


Happy Autumn, It's the time of year when the morning's are cool and it gets warmer throughout the day.  The mornings are cloudy, overcast and then flourish into a sunny day.  The last of the tomatoes are emerging, as well as capsicums and chilies.  Obviously, it depends of the variety of these species.  Roses need to … Continue reading Autumn