Tag Archives: weather and climate

Chop-and-drop mulching

It’s official – this Christmas will be a hot one! In our climate, mulching around plants and trees is not optional. It is simply an essential element to ensure their survival as well as an excellent water conservation strategy. At this time of … Continue reading

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Autumn leaves in mid-summer

An unusual sight in the backyard this week – the leaves of ornamental pear trees, planted a few years ago for summer shade, are turning into striking autumn colours… in mid- summer. Could this be due to South Australia experiencing … Continue reading

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