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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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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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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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