Gardening is a way of life

Ways To Save Money For Gardeners

2017-07-11 Vegatables Comments Off on Ways To Save Money For Gardeners

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Keeping on top of your garden is not as cheap as it could be. What with garden tools, seeds, weed killer and all of the other things that you need, the cost can really start to add up over time. Gardeners who have been doing it for a long time start to gain experience and […]

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Insects that are Good for Plants

2017-06-28 pests Comments Off on Insects that are Good for Plants

Insect

In general, we hate insects. We do! They are annoying little buzzy things and crawly things that look ugly, give us goose bumps and make us jump. They eat our plants and hang around in swarms. There are far too many of them, and they are no fun at all. You will be surprised to […]

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Barbecue Maintenance

2017-06-28 Barbecues Comments Off on Barbecue Maintenance

BBQ

Barbecues are great, aren’t they? The sun beats down on your garden, illuminating the laughing faces of friends and family as the aroma of cooking meats fills the air. All the men stand round the barbecue, while the women prepare salads and cocktails, or vice versa – depending on how it works in your house. […]

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Adding a Pond to Your Garden

2017-06-28 Ponds Comments Off on Adding a Pond to Your Garden

Garden Pond

Ponds are such a beautiful feature to have in your garden. They are full of life and can look stunning. They add an extra element of beauty to your garden and make an excellent feature. However, before you start, you need to make sure that you are cut out for this pond malarkey. Ponds are […]

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Why You Should Respect Your Snails

2017-06-28 pests Comments Off on Why You Should Respect Your Snails

Snail

Traditionally we see snails as being a common garden pest, but there is so much more to our slimey, shelled friends than the average gardener would perhaps like to see. Ancestors of snails go way back, with the earliest relative known to have been found 500 million years ago. That predates dinosaurs by a few […]

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How To Start a Vegetable Garden

2017-06-27 Vegatables Comments Off on How To Start a Vegetable Garden

Starting a vegetable garden isn’t quite as difficult as it first way seem. Whether you want to grown potatoes, carrots, leeks, turnips or something more exotic, there are plenty of tips on the internet that will get you started. The first bit of advice worth listening to is to start small, because if you try […]

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