Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Take Care of Your Inner Garden Zone While the Storms Deliver More Rain

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Take Care of Your Inner Garden Zone While the Storms Deliver More Rain

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Byline: Fallon Hudson fallon.hudson@dailymercury.com.au

THE weekend was filled with the smell of freshly cut grass as many took advantage of the sunshine.

Along with the sound of lawnmowers, many were trimming bushes and tackling their weeds.

However, according to Mackay Community Gardens co-ordinator Luke Mathews, when it came to your garden during and after the rain it was best to look after the inner zone of your garden.

Mr Mathews said the inner zone of your garden were areas near your verandah or patio that were close to your home.

C[pounds sterling]There are many layers to your garden, but it is best to focus on the inner zone of your garden, such as your entertainment areas,C[yen] he said.

C[pounds sterling]Focus on keeping those areas tidy and forget about the rest until later on when you have the time.

C[pounds sterling]The bigger the place, let it go; it will still be there.C[yen]

Mr Mathews said when you go to cut your lawn, try not to use your catcher. …

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