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Three Helpful Tips for Spring Gardening

The Nurso shared spring gardening tips in the November edition of The Community Leader.

Flowers at The Nurso
The horticultural team shared their top three tips for spring gardening in the November issue of The Community Leader

The Nurso was proud to be included in the November edition of The Community Leader. It's a Brisbane-based publication passionate about supporting the local community.

The horticultural team shared their handy insights into how to get the best out of your springtime garden. You can read the whole article here (pages 40/41).

Tip 1: Feed Hungry Plants

As the temperature begins to warm up, now is the time to feed your hungry plants coming out of winter dormancy. Using a liquid fertiliser to give them a quick and easily accessible food source helps to boost growth, as will top dressing with a slow-release fertiliser like blood and bone that will slowly feed them throughout the season.

Tip 2: Prime Pruning Time

If you haven’t already, now is the time to prune your summer flowering shrubs before they begin to form buds and flowers. Remove damaged, diseased or dying branches and cut back shrubs to keep them nice and compact in growth. Continue to remove old, finished flowers from plants to help promote a second flush of flowers.

Tip 3: Help New Root Systems Thrive

Increase watering as the soil temperature warms, and plants are growing, especially newly planted smaller root systems, to promote new and healthy growth and help them thrive through the growing season.

Now is the best time to start your veggie patch.

Grow a mixture of fast-harvest crops like leafy greens and longer-fruiting crops like tomatoes and cucumbers that you can harvest throughout the season.

Ready to Get Gardening?

Pop into The Nurso today and our friendly team will be happy to discuss all of your planting possibilities.

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