The Bermuda brand is back! That's the great news GardenSite partner Andrew Hall has received from Bob Meacham, National Accounts Manager for the new owners Evolution Aqua.
When the leaves start falling from the trees it is essential to cover your pond with netting. Here Dan Everton describes the different types of pond netting that will prevent leaves having a detrimental effect on pond water and wildlife.
If you allow leaves to fall to the bottom of the pond they will rot, releasing nitrates and noxious gases into the water harming fish and plant life.
Netting also protects any fish you may have from predators such as herons and cats, and once plants have grown through, the netting largely disappears from view.
Our most popular pond netting with 1.5cm mesh is dark green to blend in with the surroundings and is available in a variety of sizes from 3 mtrs x 2mtrs to 10 mtrs x 6 mtrs. Bermuda and Blagdon offer similar sized netting and pegs are available to buy separately.
Unobstrusive Child Safety Netting is made from durable 4mm high density polyethylene braid that is UV stabilised and comes in ocean blue or coal jet black. The mesh size is designed to prevent trapping a toddler's head but large enough to limit a child's movement. Available in many sizes up to 10 mtrs x 6 mtrs.
The Oase AquaNet Pond Cover, that measures 3 mtrs x 4 mtrs is naturally weather resistant and comes complete with pegs that fix easily to the ground.
Robert Hall, senior partner at GardenSite.co.uk has been elected to sit on the Garden Industry Manufacturers Association (GIMA) Judging Panel for 2017. The news was announced on 31st March 2017 on the GIMA website.
April, particularly if you are on holiday over Easter, is the time when gardeners, whatever their level of enthusiasm and skill, want to get into the garden. Andy Taylor looks at the gardening jobs that can be achieved this month.
With rising water temperature and kinder weather, April is a good month for pond maintenance and Dan Everton takes a look at the jobs that need to be done this month.
Pay attention to your lawn in the spring and Andy Taylor reckons you will receive dividends later in the year.