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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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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 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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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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Why Choose No Dig Gardens

Why Choose No Dig Gardens

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Why choose a no dig garden 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 […]

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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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