Nelson Leader : December 5th 2013
24 THE NELSON LEADER, DECEMBER 5, 2013 NEWS CONTAINER SALE This Friday 6th December and Saturday 7th December MASSIVE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 24 THE NE 4 THE NELSON LEADER, DECEMBER 5, LSON LEADER, DECEMBER 5, 2013 NEWS CONTAINER SALE This Friday 6th December and Saturday 7th December MASSIVE 5799383AA 5799383AA Elbow grease: Retailers from Z Energy petrol stations aroundNewZealand gathered at the Nelson Tasman hospice to pump some good into the community. Twenty-one retailers spent Thursday afternoon weeding gardens, washing windows, removing cobwebs and trimming hedges as a corporate team-building exercise. Z’s helpers also visited Nelson School of Music and Richmond’s Riding for the Disabled branch. ‘‘Rather than go off and climb a mountain to do something collectively, we feel we could do some good in the community at the same time,’’ local Z representative Nigel Andrews said. Pictured are Z general manager of retail Mark Forsyth and Z Halifax site manager Rasleen Kaur cleaning windows at the region’s hospice. Photo: MARION VAN DIJK FREEKOREANFILM FESTIVAL The Korean Embassy and Nelson Korean Community are giving the public a chance to find out more about the wonders of Korean culture by showing free Korean blockbuster movies. For the first time the Korean Caravan Film Festival 2013 will be held in Nelson next Friday, December 13. The event is being organised by the Korean Embassy in conjunction with the Nelson Korean Society. There will be two movies screened at the Suter Art Gallery in the evening and tickets are available free on a first come first served basis for 30 minutes before the screening. The movies are War of Arrows at 5.45pm, a historical drama set in 1636 when the second Manchurian invasion of Korea raged. The second movie The Thieves is a modern day movie about a massive diamond heist. It starts at 8.15pm. ❚ For more information see facebook.com/ ROKEmbassyNZ. Home&Garden DECEMBER gardening diary Plant seedlings of lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, tomato, sweetcorn, beetroot, pumpkin, courgette, capsicum, eggplant, melon, cucumber and gherkin. Protect plants from caterpillars with derris dust. Protect courgettes and cucumbers from powdery mildew by spraying with copper or fungal spray. Feed tomatoes at least once a week with a fast acting liquid feed. Pinch out laterals (side growths) on tall tomato varieties as they grow and ensure they are well staked. Feed fruit trees for bumper crops later and water well to prevent fruit drop. Spray pip and stone fruit with copper or fungal spray to prevent fungal diseases. Apply a mulch of compost around vegetable plants to conserve soil moisture. Spray citrus trees with copper to prevent verrucosis & leaf curl. • quick, effi cient and cost effective • evenly spread • flow control for delicate areas • 60m of reach • free quotes! 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 protect roots from hot sun, especially rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias. Raise the lawn mower up a level for the summer season; the longer lawn will aid in moisture conservation and help to keep the lawn green. Forget the wheelbarrow – blow it Barkblower is a bark/mulch spreading service which is quick, efficient and cost effective. Suitable for small garden jobs right up to large commercial jobs, the system is equipped with 60m plus of flexible hose which allows the effective, efficient blowing/spreading of bark mulch, sawdust, compost, soil, shell almost anywhere. The barkblower spreads evenly so uses 20 – 40 percent less material than conventional methods – and no raking is involved. A remote control is used by the hose operator enabling material flow to be adjusted for detail work around established planting and to prevent disturbance to delicate planting. Quality bark and compost can be supplied at very competitive prices. P. 03 544 1820 M. 021 132 3223 The barkblower service is part of the landmarx landscaping and gardening business owned by Mark Avery and servicing Nelson, Richmond and surrounding areas. • For a free quote on the barkblower service, or any other landscaping job, call Mark on 03 544 1820 or M: 021 132 3223; email email@example.com impact plants Specialist nursery grower of succulents, cactus, architectural plants, cycads & palms for dry garden landscaping or specimen feature plants www.impactplants.co.nz Locally grown at delaware bay to view contact Bruce Wilson on 545 2665 check out the upgraded website Energy used well 5794303AA 5793628AA 5793547AA bark/mulch spr eading servicebark/mulch spr eading service bark/mulch spreading service rv PRICED FROM $280 inc gst INCLUDING BARK - 40m2 COVERAGE!
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