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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 Coneflower Echinacea for Winter Health

The Coneflower Echinacea for Winter Health

| June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since I have been on a journey to develop this website, I have learnt a lot of interesting things about nature. And here is another something that I learnt. Did you know that the coneflower is actually the plant that Echinacea comes from? I learnt that about 3 days ago. How did I not know […]

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All sorts of Alliums

All sorts of Alliums

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

This popular herb is of the onion family and it has a beautiful flavour. Alliums also have marvelous health-giving properties. Pyramid builders and Roman soldiers on long marches were fed on a daily ration of garlic. Whose powers apparently extended to protection from black magic. There are over 700 species of alliums in the world. […]

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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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Angelic Angelica Archangelica

Angelic Angelica Archangelica

| April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Angelica an ancient and highly aromatic plant whose name is thought to derive from the old calendar. Because it usually flowered around the feast day of the Archangel Michael. The history of the herb angelica archangelica goes back into the legends and folklore of Northern Europe. According to legend, during the middle ages. An angel […]

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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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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. The egg stage is the first, larvae is the stage of feeding on your garden this is where you notice holes in your foliage. Pupa stage changes them the most and […]

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