With the recent hot weather encouraging everyone out into the garden and the threat of frost disappearing during May, David Coton is in no doubt that this is going to be a busy month.
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:
During the recent spell of fine weather and with more forecast, David Coton has been careful to make sure that none of the container grown plants at the Garden Centre dry out. This is particularly important if you are on holiday and he has these suggestions for other jobs that will keep you busy in the garden during August.
A Sun Pent shed from Shedlands is a versatile garden structure that is full of light and can be used as both a workshop and potting shed. Martyn Loach recently invested in the 8ft x 6ft version and here is his review of the shed and its installation.
As the town gets ready for this year’s Sutton Coldfield in Bloom, those on the route are busy preparing to impress the judges. This includes Langley Primary School who are being visited on the 10th of July to assess the Town’s entry into this year’s Heart of England ‘In Bloom’ competition.
There's no doubt that television provides gardeners with inspiration, sound advice and good ideas, that's why we're all looking forward to new programmes and the return of old favourites during 2019.