October 2008

Monthly Archives

  • Thrips

    High populations of thrips are promoted by a mild winter and a sunny spring. Symptoms: Thrips are tiny brown or black insects (approximately 1 mm in length) and are most often found between the petals of the flowers. Their mouthparts pierce plant surfaces causing browning of petals and distortion of flowers. Leaves are distorted and […]

  • Strong Design meets Mother Nature’s Soft Spot

    A GARDEN BY Grantland Creations Garden designer: Grant Grove This garden is on display at Garden World, Beyers Naude Drive, Muldersdrift, Gauteng Tel: 011 957 2046 or 083 997 6142, www.gardenworld.co.za The basic design elements of this garden introduce square and round shapes constructed at different levels to create a dramatic effect. Various natural materials […]

  • Plant van die week – Boslelie (Veltheimia bracteata)

    Botaniese naam Veltheimia bracteata. Gewone naam Boslelie (Die gewone naam mag verwarrend wees omrede daar ook na die Clivia as ‘n boslelie verwys word). Groeibeskrywing Bolplante met blink breë blare, lang blomstele en trosse buisvormige blomme. Blare word in die middel van die somer met nuwe blare vervang. Blomme Blom in die lente. Blomme is […]

  • Tuinwenke – Oktober

    Strooi ‘n kunsmis met baie stikstof oor jou grasperke. ‘n Voorbeeld is 10 tot 15 gram 3:2:1(28) per vierkante meter (3:2:1kunsmis bevat 3 dele stikstof, 2 dele fosfaat en 1 deel kalium). Benat die gras dadelik na hierdie toediening. Ver cheap cialis soft wyder al die bossies op die grasperk. Gebruik ‘n klein handvurkie. Selektiewe […]

  • Plant van die week – Impatiens

    Botaniese naam Impatiens Gewone naam Impatiens, Busy Lizzie. Groeibeskrywing Klein een of meerjarige struikies wat om hul helderkleurige blomme geplant word. Blomme Verskillende hibriede, gekenmerk deur ‘n verskeidenheid kleure, is by kwekerye beskikbaar. Die plantnaam hou verband met die skielike “ongeduldige” manier waarop die ryp vruggies oopskiet wanneer dit aangeraak word. Tuinplasing Plant in volle […]