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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 the honey bee, 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 […]

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Growing Stunning Sunflowers in the Garden

Growing Stunning Sunflowers in the Garden

| May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Wow, sunflowers are undeniably flowers of the sun they are so beautiful. The Incas of Peru believed the sunflower to be sacred to the sun. Their priestesses wore sunflower crowns of pure gold. It was the sunflowers resemblance to this solar orb the sun that gained it its common name. The sunflower plant is ornamental […]

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Marvelous Mulberries

Marvelous Mulberries

| April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Oh, my goodness who didn’t have a mulberry tree in their yard as a kid. I love mulberries they are one of my favourite berries. Maybe because my mum makes the best mulberry pie. As a kid if I raided the mulberry tree and returned home with my clothes stained purple with mulberry juice. But […]

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Composting is the Good Soil

Composting is the Good Soil

| April 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

To have a healthy garden that’s organically fed you will need to have a compost. And what is a compost? Well composting is a natural process of materials breaking down.  Such materials as food and garden waste. Because millions of microorganisms drive the compost process by breaking organic matter down into a nutrient rich form. […]

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The Difference Between Good Bugs and Bad Bugs In Your Garden

The Difference Between Good Bugs and Bad Bugs In Your Garden

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

A bug’s life cycle is pretty simple and we really only notice one stage of it. There are 4 stages to a bug’s life. Eggs is the first, larvae is the stage of feeding on your garden this is where you notice holes. Pupa stage changes them the most and adult bugs lay eggs on […]

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Simple Garden Designs that work

Simple Garden Designs that work

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

A garden is a creation of the homeowner and usually develops over several years. It can tell a lot about the people who live there. The modern trend with garden designs tends towards using natural materials, going back to the old fashioned style garden. The use of tactile materials such as wood and stone has […]

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Useful Gardening for Beginners tips

Useful Gardening for Beginners tips

| March 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gardening for beginners can be a bit stressful, but its best to take thing one step at a time. If you have just moved into a new home and wish to establish a garden, take a walk around the neighborhoods and see what other homeowners have growing in their gardens. Have you every observed the […]

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How to Use Raised Garden Beds in Your garden

How to Use Raised Garden Beds in Your garden

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Raised garden beds are an excellent idea for older people who enjoy growing both vegetables and flowers. Also they are also helpful for people who suffer from sore backs. If built with a ledge on the side, the gardener may be able to sit on the edge to work on the garden. If raised garden […]

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How to Plant Garden Vegetables to feed Your Family

How to Plant Garden Vegetables to feed Your Family

| March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are plenty of garden vegetables for the homeowner to grow, to provide a healthy diet and lifestyle for the families. There is no vegetable that tastes as good as a home grown one. Growing your own vegetables will also save you money and you don’t really need a large amount of land to be […]

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