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Gardening in August


August is a busy time for gardeners. With the hot summer weather beating down on the garden, watering and maintenance are essential jobs. Watering potted plants and vegetable patches along with keeping ponds and bird baths topped up with water. Pruning, weeding and harvesting summer fruits and vegetables.

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Black Spot On Roses


Black spot on roses is a common disease which infects our prized and cherished roses. Diplocarpon rosae is a type of fungus which develops black spots on the leaves of roses. The leaves turn yellow and drop off weakening the plant and infecting nearby rose bushes.