Responsible Gardening

Water Wise Watch: July 2019

This month at Water Wise The Eco-Logic Awards is an event where individuals and companies are recognized and celebrated for their progressive contribution towards a sustainable world.
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Water Wise Watch: June 2019

This month at Water Wise Hello winter! As winter slowly creeps in, some of us are loving it while some want it to end already.
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Water Wise Watch: May 2019

This month at Water Wise   'Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health' International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) is an annual event that takes place on 22 May.
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How to deal with scale on indoor plants

Tan or brown oval insects with a hard shell can sometimes infect the stems and undersides of the leaves of indoor plants.
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Water Wise Watch: April 2019

This month at Water Wise "Protect our Species" The Earth is made up of a diverse number of elements that co-exist together to formulate a harmonious environment for all.
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How to deal with armyworm

Symptoms The appearance of chewed leaf edges on lawns, caterpillar faeces, and damage to certain plants and vegetables.
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Water Wise Watch: Mar 2019

This month at Water Wise March is the month of water! This month we celebrate water, nationally and internationally, with National Water Week from 17-23 March, and World Water Day on 22 March.
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How to encourage bees in the garden

Symptoms/Signs “The hum of bees is the voice of the garden” Elizabeth Lawrence.
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Water Wise Watch: Feb 2019

This month at Water Wise For the love of wetlands We all know that February is a month of “love” and we take some time to spoil with our loved ones.
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What to do about Brown Patch on your lawn

Symptoms Circular patches of dead/dying lawn What does this mean for me/my plants?
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Water Wise Watch: Jan 2019

This month at Water Wise Welcome back! Best wishes for the New Year!
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How to deal with flies

Symptoms Human illness from contamination What does this mean for me/my plants? Should you not wash your fruit or veggies before you use them, you could run the risk of being contaminated by disease, which flies leave behind, from decomposing organic materials.
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What to do about ants on your plants

Symptoms The pesky little pest (“gogga”) for the month of December will generally leave small heaps of fine sand on the surface above the nests on lawns What does this mean for me/my plants?
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Water Wise Watch: Nov 2018

This month at Water Wise When nature calls We need toilets! More than 4.5 billion people don’t have access to one.
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How to treat red spidermite on your plants

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for November will most likely cause fine, pale mottling with small yellow/green mites on the underside of leaves and stem.
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Water Wise Watch: Oct 2018

This month at Water Wise #WaterWise! Water Wise recently implemented its very first social media campaign, and we are very excited about it!
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How to deal with lawn weeds

Symptoms Our “visitor” of the month for October (not really a “gogga”) manifests itself in the appearance of broadleaf weeds on the lawn, patches of discoloured lawn, and even patches of soil where lawn has been completely destroyed.
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Water Wise Watch: Sep 2018

This month at Water Wise PLANT A TREE! September is a month where we celebrate the end of the cold winter and the start of spring.
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What to do about aphids on your plants

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for September will usually manifest with the appearance of colonies of aphids on young plant stems, leaves and buds, as well as honeydew on leaves and fruit, with black sooty mould, or yellowing leaves.
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Water Wise Watch: Aug ’18

This month at Water Wise Does plastic pollution affect our freshwater systems? While the focus of the war against plastic pollution is often on the effects on marine ecosystems, does plastic pollution affects our freshwater ecosystems? 
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