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Home Living : July 7th 2009
2 HLS - HOME LIVING: SOUTH, Tuesday, July 7, 2009 HOMELIVING Top roses a snip In the garden Judy Horton is an adviser for Yates We may be in the depths of winter but July's a busy month in the garden. It's pruning time for most deciduous plants -- they're the ones that lose their leaves in winter. Even roses fall into this category, though in some warmer suburbs roses seem keen to hang on to their leaves and flowers right through until spring. Despite this, it's important to have the strength of character to get stuck into them. Remove old unproductive branches, shorten long shoots and open up the bushes to sunlight. Without pruning, rose performance will gradually decline. Other deciduous plants thatcanbe pruned this month are the summer bloomers like crepe myrtles and hydrangeas (only cut back hydrangea stems that flowered last season). Spring bloomers such as blossom trees, may bushes and weigela should only be pruned after flowering in spring because pruning in winter will cut off incipient flowering wood and ruin the display before it starts. This also applies to spring- only-blooming roses such asbanksias. Good-quality secateurs are essential for a good pruning job. While the initial outlaycan seem expensive, good secateurs will last for many years if they're kept clean and stored in a dry place. It's also a great idea to wrap some brightly-coloured duct tape around the handle. Why? Because if you put your secateurs down in the garden and forget about them, the tape makes them easy to spot. Details: www.yates.com.au 4/45-47 Whyalla Place Hoxton Park Ph 9608 6688 HLS 2399433iL WK02 MINDA SECURITY SHUTTERS & GRILLS Best Quality Shutters Direct from the Factory Protect Your Home Special Price Free Quotes & Measure CASTING DOORS $280 FITTED 10 FLYSCREENS FROM $250 FITTED Don't buy without our free measure and quote Verticals and Venetians Look-a-like timbers Timber Venetians All kinds of blinds Stop 5 vertical blinds standard size from $499 fitted DANO BLINDS & SCREENS Daniel Mobile 0411 253 264 Wetherill Park Ph: 9610 7111 2235836i hls wk49 BIG SPECIALS ON TIMBER VENETIANS WWW.HALFPRICESHUTTERS.COM.AU "PROTECT YOUR FAMILY" ROLLER SHUTTERS PLANTATION SHUTTERS "GET THE WOW FACTOR" CALL 13 61 21 NOW CALL 13 61 21 NOW NOTHING TO PAY 'TIL 2011** * This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion, special offer or coupon. 40% off Half Price Shutters retail price list. ** Available to approved customers only. Terms, conditions, fees & charges apply. Interest and payments are payable after the interest free and payment deferred period. Finance provided by Once Credit Pty Limited ACN 112 319 632 t/a MyBuy. 40% OFF ASK ABOUT OUR LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE www.accentblinds.com.au ACCENT BLINDS STOCKTAKE SALE, NOW ON Recession beating 30% off Shantung Screen Roller Blinds 20% off Phoenixwood Venetian Blinds 30% off Selected Vertical Blinds 40% off Shantung Roller Blinds* 30% off Phoenixwood Venetians* 40% off Selected Verticals* 389 Hume Hwy, cnr Reilly St Bring into Accent Liverpool and save 9601 5000 Take a further 10%off to Accent Liverpool EXCLUSIVE *On orders placed and confirmed in store * prices Save even more with Accent's huge range of ready made blinds. ALUMINIUM WINDOWS & SLIDING DOORS BETA - VIEW BETA - VIEW 900x900 (3'x3') $138 1200 x 1500 (4' x 5') $202 1200 x 1800 (4' x 6') $224 1200 x 2400 (4' x 8') $328 web: www.betaview.com.au - email: email@example.com PRICES FOR WINDOW ONLY & INCLUDE GST AVAILABLE IN BROWN, WHITE, HAWTHORN GREEN, PALE EUCALYPT, STONE BEIGE, CLEAR ANO, PRIMROSE FREE QUOTES FOR SUPPLY & INSTALL Unit 6, 9 Kurrajong Rd, St Marys 2150662i hls wk30 Ph:9623 5611 F:9623 5091 ABN 14 070 225 197 Master Lic No 408872083 Lic 84933c Security lic. no. 408925402 GLASS CUT TO SIZE OPEN SAT Lifetime Warranty Free Measure & Quote Custom Design Built-in Wardrobes Renovation of existing Wardrobes Sliding Mirror doors in a variety of colour frames Hinged or sliding Federation Doors FACTORY & SHOWROOM Unit 1, 183-185 McCredie Rd, Guildford 9632 5444 Lic. No, 160400C www.waratahwardrobes.com.au 2263523i hls wk41 built-in WARDROBES SKYLIGHTS SHOWROOM 4/7 Enterprise Circuit, Prestons NSW 2170 Call 1300 852 622 www.solarbright.com.au LICENCE NO 211370C 2238217i hls wk50 Save $$$ on your electricity bill • Australian Made/owned • 10 Year Warranty • Hail resistant • High performance natural light system • Leak proof • 100% Guaranteed
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