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Home Living : March 30th 2010
HLS - HOME LIVING: SOUTH, Tuesday, March 30, 2010 1 Grow your own right at home Growing your own vegetables can be very rewarding and offers great environmental, health and financial benefits. Planting mature vegetables is a quick and easy way to get your own veggie garden started. Mature vegetables are already partially developed and therefore can beagreatwaytomakeuseofan apartment or restricted outdoor area, as they thrive in pots or small beds. Bunnings Warehouse NSW greenlife buyer Bruce Stanley describes how mature vegetables and herbs make growing your own easy and a great way to get you on the path to sustainability. ''Mature vegetables are simple to plant and are the quickest way to start your own vegetable garden,'' Mr Stanley said. ''Once you plant them, they'll be ready to harvest in no time. ''The range of mature vegetables available in store can vary depending on the season. Moving into autumn it's best to choose vegetables such as cabbage, cauliflower, parsnips, rhubarbs and radishes as these thrive in cooler weather," he said. How to grow vegies 1: Prepare -- Remove weeds and grasses; improve soil by digging in plenty of organic matter such as compost or well-aged manure. 2: Feed -- Add professional blood and bone with potash or Dynamic Lifter pellets to the soil before planting. Acidic soils will benefit from the addition of garden lime. 3: Plant -- Sow seeds into damp soil and keep them moist while they're germinating. Plant seedings carefully and water in well. Details: bunnings.com.au ............................................ Water monitor » ADVERTISING FEATURE Now you can take the guesswork out of measuring water usage in the garden with this water-saving product. The NETA Litre Meter and Six Pattern Litre Meter Gun allows you to easily monitor water as you use it, for more efficient garden watering. The Litre Meter's easy-to-read, click-on dial turns as water flows through your hose, measuring the litres used. The Six Pattern Litre Meter Gun comes assembled with a water-saving trigger nozzle attached. With six spraying patterns and a soft grip for easy use, the meter gun is the ideal product for saving water, while keeping your garden green and healthy. Bunnings watering buyer Ashley Hazelwood said NETA Litre Meter products offered a simple way to conserve water in the garden, allowing gardeners to save money. ''This is the first product of its type being released into the market and it provides customers with complete visibility on the amount of water being applied to their garden," Mr Hazelwood said. ''The NETA Litre Meter and Six Pattern Litre Meter Gun are a great choice for water-savvy gardeners as they reduce the likelihood of over-watering and promote water responsible practices.'' Available from Bunnings Warehouse. HOMELIVING 9755 1622 or 4677 2301 www.premierimprovements.com.au Builder Lic. 118223C We offer: • Obligation FREE design and quote • Submit all Council applications on your behalf • Experienced tradesmen • All insurances and warranties Visit our Display Room: 21 Governor Macquarie Dr, Chipping Norton 2180446i hls wk29 Call the gable specialists on BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES PH: 9890 7477 PH: 9890 7477 • FREE MEASURE & QUOTE • LIFETIME GUARANTEE Made to suit your budget & needs • Style • Service • Variety • Full range • Accessories • Hinged Doors • Sliding Doors • Over 20 years exp. Sydney Wardrobe Company Pty. Ltd www.sydneywardrobe.com.au Lic: 185628C 2152887i hlw wk40 WWW.HALFPRICESHUTTERS.COM.AU BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT ROLLER SHUTTERS PLANTATION SHUTTERS ASK ABOUT SMART STILE CALL 13 61 21 NOW UNIMAIL RP290909 This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion, special offer or coupon. * Available to approved customers only. Terms, conditions, fees & charges apply. Interest is payable on any balance outstanding at the end the interest free period. The minimum monthly contractual payment is 3% of the account balance or $40.00 whichever is the greater, and includes an establishment fee of $70.00 and a monthly account keeping fee of $4.95. Paying only the minimum monthly repayment will not pay the account out within the interest free period. Finance provided by Once Credit Pty Limited ACN 112 319 632 t/a MyBuy. FULLY INSTALLED FROM $40 PER MONTH* CALL 13 61 21 NOW INTEREST FREE UNTIL 2011* Showroom 4/7 Enterprise Circuit, Prestons NSW Call 9607 2440 www.solarbright.com.au • Exclusive Solar Lens Dome • Energy Efficient • Leak Proof • 15 Year Warranty DAYLIGHT FOR DARK SPACES 20%OFF • Cool down your home and save on your power bill • Adjustable Solar Panel for maximum solar gain • 10 year warranty SOLAR POWERED ROOF FAN 2209300i hls wk35 SOLAR ENTRY LIGHT Suitable For: Patio, Side and Front Doors & Garden Sheds light unit solar panel power cord Buy a Daylight System and get a FREE Solar Powered Entry Light valued at $141 (for a limited time only)
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