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Why Choose No-Dig Gardens

Why Choose No-Dig Gardens

| November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Why choose no-dig gardens you might ask, no-dig gardens are mimicking the way nature does all her gardening, it is the most efficient, organic and natural way to garden. A no-dig garden created on top of the ground is going to benefit the soil greatly. Digging up layers of soil is more stressful on the […]

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Quick Easy Bug Houses Video

Quick Easy Bug Houses Video

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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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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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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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Mulch your way to a Happy Garden

Mulch your way to a Happy Garden

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mulching is one of the most important elements to a happy healthy organic garden. Mulch is a layer of organic material placed on the top of the soil surface. It helps to conserve moisture, control weeds and improve the structure and fertility of the soil. Soil can be mulched from natural products like lawn mower […]

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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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