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A Guide To Companion Planting in Your Garden

A Guide To Companion Planting in Your Garden

| July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here is a guide to companion plants for your garden. This is intended as a guide only. I have found that trail and error is a good way to sort out who likes who in the garden.  I also recommend getting a copy of a Jackie Frenches Companion Planting book, its full of great bits […]

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Keeping Chickens In Your Backyard Garden

Keeping Chickens In Your Backyard Garden

| July 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chickens are a great hardworking friendly pet to have in your backyard. And they are classified as a micro livestock pet which you can keep in your back yard.  Chickens in Your Backyard Are The Sustainable Pet They are great for…. Fresh eggs Kitchen meat scrap waste great fertilizers Organic pest controllers Companionable pets with […]

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Pictures of Backyard Chicken Breeds

Pictures of Backyard Chicken Breeds

| July 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

This is  pictures of backyard chicken breeds. They are all quirky in their own way. Love what you grow, and enjoy.

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The Beauty of the Fragrant Garden

The Beauty of the Fragrant Garden

| July 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Why a fragrant garden? Instead of just having a visually pleasing garden, fragrance can add another element to the experience of the garden. It doesn’t matter what size garden area you have there is always room for fragrant plants. Imagine sitting in the peace of your garden eyes closed breathing in all the delightful scents […]

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Some more Garden Secrets Part 2

Some more Garden Secrets Part 2

| July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

This is the second part of the list of thoughts, ideas and facts called some garden secrets. Once again, I hope you get some ideas from this list. Loose leaf lettuce, rocket and spinach grow great in pots so place one near your kitchen just make sure it gets plenty of water. And use as […]

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Some Garden Secrets Part 1

Some Garden Secrets Part 1

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

This is a quick collection of thoughts, ideas and facts that I’ve put together when I’ve been pottering in the garden restoring my soul. So hopefully you’ll find something useful.  Ant colonies range from simple groups to more complex societies made up of millions. Most species are harmless and are useful good bugs to have […]

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The Edible Flower Garden

The Edible Flower Garden

| June 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

For as long as I can remember I have been fascinated with the pretty flower. And many plants have edible flowers including many tree blossoms like apple, cherry, hawthorn, peach and plum. Also acacias, carnations, clovers, cornflowers, elder flowers, violets, sage etc. The list goes on, their are a lot of edible flowers that you […]

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Encouraging Earthworms

Encouraging Earthworms

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Earthworms are the friends of the soil and of gardeners worldwide. Earthworms and a lot of other organisms live in the soil. And most of these are beneficial because they help to create a soil structure by eating and excreting organic matter. In an earthworm’s day they dig holes and open the soil up to […]

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Where have all the insects gone?

Where have all the insects gone?

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Its a good question. Where have all the insects gone? If you’re a gardener you would love the humble insect. Because there are so many beneficial insects such as hoverflies, bees, ladybird beetles, dragonflies and the list goes on. Nature depends upon 900,000 different types of invertebrates in order to function. Different kinds of insects […]

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The Wonderful Life of Honey Bees

The Wonderful Life of Honey Bees

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

I love honey bees, I could sit in my garden all day watching the bees going about their business. Pollinating the flowers and collecting nectar to take back to their hives to turn into honey. Bees are just such a cool insect and deserve a lot of respect. Australia has the healthiest Honey bees in […]

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