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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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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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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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