Category Archives: Gardening

How to Make a Scarecrow for Your Garden

Scarecrows were first invented as a way to keep birds, especially crows, out of gardens and fields. While scarecrows are still used for that purpose, they are also used as decorations at Halloween or to decorate a yard for a party. They are usually dressed in clothes with bold colours or in jeans to give...
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How To Make Oyster Mushroom Spawn At Home

Mushrooms are a fungus that has a different life cycle compared to other plants that grow from seeds and die. The living tissue of the fungi is underground which feeds on rotten wood, and this is known as mycelium. This ingredient is needed for making them breed. This is any mixture of mycelium when combined...
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Tuberous Begonias

If you appreciate plants that have no hesitation in boldly stating their presence with huge, almost artificially perfect flowers, then tuberous begonias are for you. While some may find them rather too overstated, downright brazen even, if you like color, and plenty of it, with subtlety an option rather than compulsory, then look no further....
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May in The Vegetable Garden

Even if you only grow a few vegetables on a small plot you will be surprised at the tremendous pace of growth during the month of May. Everything begins to grow up at once and you will soon find things getting out of hand if you don't keep on top of them. So, before you...
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10 Ideal Plants for Your Summer Landscape

Summer is in full swing, and the weather just keeps getting hotter. Not all plants can thrive or even survive in this climate, so it is important that you carefully consider which ones you choose to include in your landscape. Here are ten plants that can beat the heat: Read more

Companion Planting Guide

Companion planting is the placement of various crops in close physical proximity to on another so as to symbiotically compliment the progress of each other. It's important to select two plants that have similar light, soil and water requirements. It is also important that they are not susceptible to the same blights. Read more

Plants for May

Summer is finally on its way and the garden is beginning to burst with colour. Here are just a few of the plants you might like to choose to make your garden really stand out this month. (more…)...
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Jobs to Do in The Garden During April

April is the month when the blossom really comes into its own. From the whites and pinks of flowering cherries and fruit trees, to the snowy coverings on hedgerows, all make their mark with a show of colour. The blackbird is singing, the nights are drawing out and the sun is beginning to have some...
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