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Things to do in December

Feed the birds in cold weather and try prevent ponds, water features and bird baths from freezing. Continue winter digging, incorporating organic matter into the soil and repair lawns, sheds and fences if weather conditions allow. Prune woody, ornamental plants and fruit trees and bushes Prune ornamental vines and grape vines Shake snow off trees, shrubs and hedges to avoid …

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Water Gardening is easier than you think…

At Johnstown we love love love water gardening and especially love customers who want to create their own piece of watery magic in their garden. Water gardens really come alive in Summer and are great for attracting all sorts of wildlife like birds, bees and frogs to your own little haven. There are several different types of water gardens but …

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Things to do in October

  Rake up fallen leaves and pile them to make leafmould. Continue clearing the garden and bin or burn anything displaying fungal infection. Dig over empty areas of soil and make new lawns from turf. Tidy ponds of any leaf matter and remove pumps for the winter. Finish planting evergreen shrubs and take hardwood cuttings from all the shrubs and …