After the recent spell of hot weather, David Coton was glad to see the recent rain freshening up the Garden Centre and he has these suggestions for some of the jobs that need to be done during August.
This product is an essential accessory for any pond owner, especially during the autumn season due to the excessive amount of falling leaves, branches and small debris.
This product will drastically reduce the amount of silt which will occur in your pond from rotting leaves which have fallen in and sunk to the base, which is the most common cause. This will dramatically reduce the cleaning your pond requires.
It is not only an autumn product though, it will stop many unwanted predators such as Herons and Cats in their tracks from stealing and feeding themselves on your fish or other aquatic life.
For example it has heavy duty metal grommets or eyelets around the perimeter which makes it easy to set up which the strong metal pegs which are also provided, so you can rest assured that netting will stay in place throughout the autumn.
The netting also has a wide firm band around the outside, making it extra strong so the weight of the leaves is not going to rip or tear the netting.
You can use it for long term or short term use, it’s entirely up to you, and due to the easy installation it’s not hard to take away and set up every year if that’s what you wanted to do. The mesh of the netting is finely woven, so almost all leaves will be stopped, and will be almost invisible on the surface of your pond.
It is available in 4 sizes which are:
David Coton was recently invited to the exclusive launch of Grange's new products for 2018, the result of significant investment that the garden structures and fencing firm have received from their Polish parent company.
David Coton suggests that there are plenty of gardening jobs that need to be done in November, from why you shouldn't throw away your fallen leaves to how to take care of your vegetable patch.
In October, David Coton is getting the garden prepared for the onset of colder weather but, at the same time, the arrival of spring bulbs in the garden centre is a reminder that you should also now be planning ahead for next year.
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