It’s good to keep the vegetables turning over in your patch. Plant another row of lettuce, rocket, baby spinach, silver-beet, flat-leaf parsley,
fennel, spring onions, leek, onion, beetroot, carrot (from seed) and radish. Also time to plant sweetcorn, potato, sweet potato,tomato and
Don’t forget strong scented herbs: chives, garlic, thyme and marjoram. These herbs will confuse and repel pests around your vegetables and fruit
trees. Herbs will also attract beneficial insects.
Regularly water your vegetables with seaweed solution to strengthen plants and make them tough and more resistant to insects and disease.
Keep a careful watch on your strawberries. Remove yellow leaves and diseased fruit and feed with Gyganic (Neutrog).
Spray your fruit trees every two weeks with a horticultural oil such as Eco oil. When you add Eco Neem to this regular spray you will smother scale
insects and control them along with Citrus Leaf Miner (on citrus trees). If there is a major scale problem, prune off really badly affected
wood or use a scrubbing brush and soapy water to remove scale before spraying.