A citrus for all reasons

Keith Mundy

Citrus are presently one of the most popular categories of fruit trees available in nurseries. This is mainly due to the work that has been done in recent times to provide dwarf growing forms that are more suitable to pot culture or for our ever decreasing house block sizes.
We now have many varieties that are on much improved root stocks, which in turn give the plant a better ability to survive under many different climatic conditions and soil types.
In growing citrus … Read more »

Tasks for summer

Keith Mundy

Summer brings with it the usual tasks, and although these tasks can seem tiresome they are most essential in the overall upkeep of our gardens.

Watering is without a doubt the top of the list. Garden beds require a good soaking at least every seven to ten days using a sprinkler and not a hand held spray. Watering with a hand held spray is basically just a waste of this valuable resource; invariably the surface just gets a wetting and water does not reach the … Read more »

Summer daze

Keith Mundy

Well, another year is all but over and the following summer months are a critical time to get our gardens through the hot and drier months.

Summer brings with it the usual tasks and although they can seem tiresome they are most essential in the overall upkeep of our gardens.

Watering is without a doubt at the top of the list. Garden beds require a good soaking at least every seven to ten days using … Read more »

A Living Carpet

Welcome to another year of gardening hints in The Triangle. I have noticed during the early parts of January that the media was announcing that 2015 was the hottest year on record and 2016 is likely to top that. So this year I will ensure that I give some great ideas that will help you on your way to success with the conditions we will be exposed to. The … Read more »

A Pot or Two

Keith Mundy 

With the ever increasing use of our outdoor spaces, the use of pots as a growing solution is becoming far greater than in previous times. The opportunity is right to offer some hints on how to successfully manage this form of gardening.  Probably most important is to decide what you actually want the pots and the plants to achieve.  Are they to be used for growing vegetables and some annual colour? Maybe a perennial and a shrub? … Read more »