The Magnus Summer Surprise is a new Tasmanian apple straight out of a fairy tale. The tempting rose-red fruit follows purple/pink spring blossom. Inside the bright and shiny skin is crisp and sweet deep-pink coloured flesh. Perfect for eating or transforming into a unique culinary treat
Rhubarb crumble, stewed or baked in a pie, hmmmmmm yum! The only thing that improves a homemade rhubarb dessert is using your own home grown rhubarb. The quickest way to grow your own rhubarb is to plant rhubarb crowns and winter is the perfect time to plant them.
If you have noticed small black flying insects hovering around your house plants, you may have an infestation of fungus gnats. The adult lays hundreds of eggs in the soil and the larvae feed on the root system of the plant. You may get yellowing of the leaves, wilting and even a fatality or two. Eco Neem is an organic way to control this annoying insect.
The Pink Japanese Wisteria is a popular form of this vigorous deciduous climber. Hanging racemes 50cm long with fragrant pink pea-like flowers are produced in early spring. Plant in full sun. Young plants can take up to 4-5 years to produce flowers. Advanced specimens now available.
If you have noticed a white cottony substance on your house plants, you could have an outbreak of mealy bug. This soft bodied sap sucking insect loves warm moist conditions and is a common problem inside at this time of the year.
Yates Natrasoap is an effective treatment for mites, aphids, mealybug, whitefly and thrip on ornamentals, vegetables and fruit trees.