Category Archives: Gardening

Five Spring Fertilising Tips

Springtime is fertilising time for many homeowners. Or should we say, 'lawn feeding' time? Regardless of the term you use, fertilising your lawn at the start of the growing season could be very helpful in maintaining a lush and beautiful lawn all year long. Fertiliser helps your grass rebound from a rough winter and build...
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Conquering Spring Weeds

As much as we love Don Henley's classic The Boys of Summer, we despise the weeds of spring. And, much like the venerated baseball groundskeeper, we strive to rid our lush green grass of every annoying, irritating, infuriating weed. Sometimes it seems like a losing battle, but professional lawn management companies have some secret tips...
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Sow Carrots, A Rainbow Of Colour

There's nothing wrong with everyday orange carrots - they have their own bright beauty. But since carrots now come in multiple colours of red, yellow, white and purple, why not dress up your table with a rainbow? Sow coloured carrots, which require the same growing conditions as the conventional orange ones. Read more

Best Method of Growing Strawberries

Follow These Tips For the Sweetest Berries and Maximum Yield. Known as a strong aphrodisiac in the middle Ages, the strawberries were served with cream in a soup or borage to lovers, especially to the newly-wedded couple. (more…)...
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How to Keep Cats and Dogs Out of The Garden

Do the neighborhood kitties think your garden is their own personal litter box? Does your dog think you plowed up all that nice soft dirt just to make a great spot to bury her tennis ball? Here are some easy and time tested tips for keeping those otherwise adorable critters out of your garden, so...
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How to Grow Aubergines Alias Eggplants

Eggplants or aubergines as they are called are becoming better known in the western world. Other names they are known by are eggfruit, brinjal and guinea squash. Eggplants originate from the Middle East and Asia, and instantly recognizable by their shiny purple skins. (more…)...
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March in The Flower Garden

Even in the smallest garden there is always plenty to do. March heralds the start of spring when plant growth in the garden begins to accelerate. Here is a handy list of vital jobs to be doing in the flower garden during March to help you keep on top of your gardening at the start...
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March in The Vegetable Garden

Even the smallest vegetable garden can be high maintenance and with March heralding the start of the new growing season, there is plenty to be getting on with. Here is a quick list of vital jobs to be doing in the vegetable garden during March. (more…)...
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