Wellington Gardens Blog

Author: Created: Thursday, September 29, 2011
gardening tips for the Wellington region
By Jon Muller on Monday, September 4, 2017

What to do with banks and slips

Whats flowering now

By Jon Muller on Friday, June 2, 2017

Frost control

General work

Fruiting & other edible plants


Paths & decks

By Jon Muller on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Succulents are great for hit dry locations with their colourful leaves and shapes

By Jon Muller on Thursday, December 1, 2016

Summer in the garden - what to do with wet areas, even in summer 

By Jon Muller on Friday, September 23, 2016

What to do with your vegetables, trees and shrubs and lawns now

By Jon Muller on Friday, June 10, 2016

Paths & driveways- different ways to use concrete, and pavers. 

By Jon Muller on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

What to do in the drought for your gardens and lawns 

Drought resistant plants

What to do with plants that revert to another colour. 

By Jon Muller on Thursday, December 3, 2015

Watering is essential at this time of the year. How can we do this most effectively?

Poor Knights lily has spectacular flowers now. 

By Jon Muller on Monday, November 9, 2015

A great flowering shrub at present is Choisya ternata, Mexican orange blossom. It has scented flowers and leaves adn is related to lemons and oranges ( hence the common name)

A hardy plant but it can get lemon tree borer, in which case use borer treatment down the holes. If the leaves go silver, it is thrips, so you can apply a safe insecticide. 


By Jon Muller on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Spring is the time to check your roses and lawns. You should have pruned your roses and deciduous vines.

Spring brings lots of flowering shrubs into bloom.   


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