Nelson Leader : February 7th 2013
19 THE NELSON LEADER, FEBRUARY 7, 2013 ARTS Yellow Pages House, 2nd floor, 190 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010 M 0211 547 716 E email@example.com Tel 03 539 0210 i Fax 03 539 0215 i www.hflaw.co.nz Hamish.Fletcher Lawyers Jane Russell is a registered Legal Executive in our Nelson office, who can navigate the path to buying and selling your house. She is well versed in the preparation of Agreements for Sale and Purchase and related Mortgage documentation. Jane Russell -- Conveyancing Jane Russell -- Conveyancing 5123441AA FEBRUARY gardening diary Apply a mulch of compost around vegetable plants to conserve soil moisture. Feed fruit trees for bumper crops later and water well to prevent fruit drop. Spray pip and stone fruit with copper or fungal sprays to prevent fungus diseases. Spray citrus with copper to prevent verrucosis and leaf curl. Summer prune peach and nectarine trees as soon as fruiting is complete. Roses and perennials can still be planted. Keep new plantings well watered. Prune roses lightly and water well in preparation for autumn flowering. Lift spring flowering bulbs once the leaves have died down completely and store in a cool dry place. Mulch garden shrubs with compost to conserve moisture and to protect roots from hot sun. February is the time to prepare for winter crops and vegetable patches. Sow carrots, parsnips, beetroot, spinach, peas, cauliflower and cabbage. Build up the soil first with peat, compost and plant food. Continue taking laterals off your tomatoes and harvesting ripe tomatoes making sure to remove any fallen or diseased fruit to prevent disease spreading. Lift early crops of potatoes when the tops die off. Make sure they're properly dried before storing. Lift, dry and store garlic, shallots and onions. Hang inside to ripen before cleaning and storing. 5157517AA ADVERTISING FEATURE Fine weather and seasonal winds are drying the grass out and already in some areas it's chronic. That means it's time to call Colin Hunter to rotary slash and tame long grass and young gorse to help reduce any fire risk. If you have an overgrown section, a lifestyle block that's run amok or a subdivision that needs tidying, Colin has the right equipment for the job. Get in now before the fire risk rises. Now is also a good time for lawn de-thatching and projects including moving soil and bark, and leveling areas. Colin has the latest equipment to tackle most jobs. His 4WD tractor is small and easily manoeuvred to get into even awkward corners. Like any outside project, it pays to do it right the first time. It also pays to use the services of a local specialist who will complete the job in the most reliable and efficient way. Phone Colin on 541 0513 or 027 541 0513 for your free quote. Colin Hunter, your local section surgeon Start the New Year with a resolution to call X-Factor and have Miles Anderson and his team of building trade professionals work their magic on your home. Home makeovers, renovations and extensions are a speciality for Miles and his team, especially old houses -- high studs, sash windows, rimu floors and skirtings, scotia etc -- and also "themed" homes. If your style is Colonial, Californian or even Balinese then talk to Miles at X-Factor. "With help from X-Factor, your New Year's building resolutions can come true," says Miles. "We tackle any job, large or small, and quality is guaranteed." X-Factor can transform one room, or the whole house, and undertake all types of projects from extensions, renovations and re-modelling to new-builds and general maintenance programmes. "Improve your biggest asset with our help." Miles is a fully certified licensed building practitioner (BP11586). Phone him on 03 541 9291 or 027 461 2199, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website www.xfactorbuilders.co.nz Add New Year value with X-Factor 5157563AA Specialists in: Renovations - Restorations Additions - Maintenance Fast, skilled, qualified team available now! Contact Miles 03 541 9291 027 461 2199 all work unconditionally guaranteed www.XfactorBuilders.co.nz Colin Hunter Your local section surgeon with 25 years experience • Sowing new lawns • Renovating existing lawns • Laying instant lawn • Loader work • Levelling • Road berms • Rotary slashing • Residential & Commerical lawn laying Ph: 03 541 0513 Mob: 027 541 0513 FREE QUOTES Noted UK folk duo play at Free House Melody: UK folk Adam Piggott and Jane Freeman. British folk duo Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman perform at The Free House this Saturday. Playing acoustic guitar and ukulele in the folk, pop and Americana traditions, Adam and Jayne's various musical projects have seen them performing at the Royal Albert Hall, on BBC Radio 6 and at The National Theatre. They have also toured Italy, Hol- land and France. The show kicks off at 8pm and tickets are $10 on the door.
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