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January 2019 – New Beginnings in our Gardens

January 2019 – New Beginnings in our Gardens

January might be the middle of winter, but as the days lengthen the garden begins to grow anew. Now is a great time to plan for the beginning of the gardening year and to order seeds and plants. It may not be the most glamorous of winter tasks but it’s an important one. Cleaning greenhouses hugely improves the ...

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December 2018 – Gardening in time for Christmas

December 2018 – Gardening in time for Christmas

As Christmas is on the way, our to-do lists don’t usually cover gardening tasks at this time of year. However, if you are looking to keep up the pace of your gardening, don’t fret, there's still much to do. You can still plant out ferns and grass as they look as divine covered in frost as they do when in bloom. ...

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November 2018 – Lest We Forget Our Gardens

November 2018 – Lest We Forget Our Gardens

Starting a garden? It’s easy to remember to change your soil and buy your seeds. But you might just forget these five gardening jobs, but they will add immensely to the victory of your garden: Moisten new garden beds, wait 7-14 days before planting to flush weed seeds, and remove weed seedlings. By encouraging ...

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October 2018 – Overcoming Garden Challenges

October 2018 – Overcoming Garden Challenges

It happens so simply. You’ve got your plan, you know what you’re going to grow and where to grow it, you’re ready to plant – but somehow…you fall behind. So what do you do when it happens? Well, you could give up on the idea of fresh vegetables this year – or you could amend your plans a little and push on anyway. ...

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September 2018 – Adventurous Gardens

September 2018 – Adventurous Gardens

Providing your kids with unique outdoor adventures is a great way to let their creativity go wild, with the hope that it creates a unique viewpoint for them and establishes an outdoor adventure lifestyle later in life. Here are just some ways to encourage garden play for people of many ages. Never underestimate ...

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August 2018 – Gardening Down Memory Lane

August 2018 – Gardening Down Memory Lane

Gardens have always been a special part of our homes, whether we’re looking at 100 years ago or 1 year ago. How much have gardens transformed? Here are just some of the numerous ways that gardens have developed over the past 100 years. In the past, it’s fair to say that gardens were mostly used as a way to supply ...

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July 2018 – Keep your Garden Running

July 2018 – Keep your Garden Running

As the heat of the season rises, summer weather is not only tough on gardeners but on our plants as well. The good news is the heat won’t last forever. In the meantime why not try these tips for keeping your garden running. Put saucer trays filled with water under potted plants, and allow them to soak it up from ...

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June 2018 – Recycle our Gardens

June 2018 – Recycle our Gardens

All gardeners have a bunch of odds and ends hidden beneath the potting bench or behind the compost heap, Just in case they come in handy! Creative recycling in the garden can often birth some of the most innovative concepts, which could save you a small fortune in buying the newest gardening kit. Compost bags are ...

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May 2018 – Buzzing Around!

May 2018 – Buzzing Around!

May can be a wonderful time for making moves in our garden. As the days are brighter and the weather gets warmer, our plant-life changes for the better. Check out these ways to keep on the move in your garden. Tie in ascending roses. Arranging the stems horizontally will help to yield more flowers. Trim ...

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April 2018 – New Life!

April 2018 – New Life!

Spring is here! The days are lighter and it begins to get warmer. All the more reason to get sprucing in our gardens, here are a few things you can look into this month. Remove any faded flowers from early flowering bulbs, especially daffodils. Keep an eye out for slugs and snails with the use of slug pellets ...

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