Malcolm Griffiths http://www.royalgazette.com Malcolm Griffiths en-us Emerge from the shade and check your garden! Its hot and humid. The best place to be is in the shade sipping on your favourite wine and smelling the roses stop daydreaming and check out whats needed to be done in the garden! August is usually given to keeping weeds under control, watering as required to keep things ticking over and keeping an eye out for pest and disease. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150804/COLUMN10/150809901&source=RSS Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:57:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150804/COLUMN10/150809901&source=RSS Counting the costs of design mistakes There is a great propensity for Joe Public to have their garden designed in its totality or simply designed by adding plantings randomly thereafter. The resulting layout does not always create the desired effect. Overplanting is invariably what happens and, when combined with poor maintenance practices, the layout becomes a by-product of the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150707/COLUMN10/150709786&source=RSS Tue, 07 Jul 2015 04:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150707/COLUMN10/150709786&source=RSS