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All plants have their own specific needs. What these needs are vary from one plant species to another, but all will mostly include varying amounts of nutrients, water and air. The focus of this article is water, but this is intrinsically connected to air and nutrients. Plants absorb light, carbon...
  1.   Saturday, 06 October 2018
  2.   In The Garden
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With the cooler months in the northern hemisphere approaching, our planting habits change - they need to change. Often this means that we retreat to a greenhouse or bring our gardening indoors. Often this also means that we leave our propagating until the warmer months return. Even in warmer locations,...
  1.   Friday, 05 October 2018
  2.   Sustainability
  3.   Do It Yourself
  4.   In The Garden
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  Have you ever grown tomatoes in your vegetable garden or perhaps in tubs on a balcony? If you haven’t, I guess I have to ask; why not? There are two undeniable facts about growing tomatoes - they are one of the most commonly grown plants in backyard vegetable gardens...
  1.   Friday, 03 November 2017
  2.   In The Garden
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Wood ash is a wonderful resource in the vegetable garden and everyone who has easy access to it should use it rather than disposing of it in some other way. It can be nutrient rich and used to improve nutrient access for your garden plants, and it is a very...
  1.   Monday, 31 July 2017
  2.   The Vegetable Patch
  3.   In The Garden
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How to Grow Yuccas Yuccas are an incredibly easy plant to grow, require very little maintenance and are being seen increasingly in contemporary gardens. However, if you prefer a more traditional garden, don't be concerned; there is always a place for yuccas. Yucca elephantipes is a commonly grown yucca and...
  1.   Tuesday, 13 June 2017
  2.   In The Garden
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