Gardening: Jobs to do


Fuchsias in fashion


Remember fuchsias? They are so back in fashion. They're available now. Plant in semi-shade. Irises are also back on the hot list.

Peas with beans


Sow peans. They grow like beans but taste like peas. You can eat them small in the pods, or shelled. They take a while but produce lots.

Take it easy


Now that your lawn is growing like mad, you may be tempted to scalp it. Don't. Instead, set the level on the lawnmower a notch higher.

Beat those bugs


It's a good time to put in some companion plants to encourage good bugs into the garden. Try feverfew to deter whitefly. Scatter the leaves over the vege garden.

- Hamilton News

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