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The "No Work" Garden

The “No Work” Garden

Many gardeners love tending to their gardens. They derive joy from the process, as well as the beautiful results it produces. But some gardeners just want to get to the finish line as quickly as possible. They want the stunning garden and perfectly manicured lawn, but they don’t want to[…]

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Getting To The Root Of Square-Foot Gardening

Getting To The Root Of Square-Foot Gardening

As the name eludes to, square foot gardening is a practice whereby you grow your own organic vegetables using a square foot system. An example of the kind layout is above. Each section is approximately one square foot.   “That looks complicated…” Actually, square foot gardening is one of the[…]

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Tips For Cutting Down A Tree On Your Property

Tips For Cutting Down A Tree On Your Property

Gardening isn’t all building sheds and planting new flowers for you to enjoy in the summer months. Sometimes you need to take care of the tasks that ensure your garden and property is safe and at its very best. This could mean that on occasion you need to cut down[…]

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It's almost garden party season

It’s Almost Garden Party Season!

As the days start to get longer and the weather warms up, there’s no denying that spring is finally here. Sure it’s going to be a little bit of time before the last few signs of winter are finally gone, but that doesn’t mean that you should have to wait[…]

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Prepare Your Vegetable Garden For Spring

Prepare Your Vegetable Garden For Spring

The winter months have flown by, and we’re now just at the start of spring. All of a sudden, our gardens are coming back to life, and we’re looking forward to growing our crops and a big harvest later on in the summer. You can almost taste the fresh vegetables,[…]

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Keeping Your Pond Looking Pretty

Keeping Your Pond Looking Pretty

A pond is a brilliant way of bringing life to your garden. However, ponds also do take a bit of looking after. If you already have a pond or are thinking of building one, here are some useful maintenance tips to keep it alive.   Growing plants There are all[…]

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Getting A Little More Exotic

Green Fingers? How About Getting A Little More Exotic

One of the most wonderful things about having your own garden is being able to carve yourself a little paradise of your own and gardeners the world round have started to get more experimental, more exotic and more daring in their designs.   Each year cities across the world host[…]

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Farming: It Doesn't Take An Egg-Head To Do It

Farming: It Doesn’t Take An Egg-Head To Do It

When you or I think of farms, we probably can’t help but think of some old-timer chewing corn on his front porch, gazing out at a majestic field full of crops. Okay, so farmers like that do exist out there, but that isn’t the full extent of farming: farming can[…]

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