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Garden Notes for Seedy Folks

Last updated: 06/07/2018

There is always a moment later this month when you think the garden is set. After weeks of sowing, transplanting, weeding, thinning... weeding again, the garden is finally filled

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Bolting lettuce: when good lettuce goes bad

Last updated: 06/07/2018

Ah lettuce; the most popular of the salad greens, offering a long season of sweet, crispy leaves. It’s one of my favourite veggies and I plant at least two dozen varieties each

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Butterfly Garden Plants

Last updated: 06/07/2018

Attract butterflies to your garden by planting their favorite nectar sources. Let's start with perennials. Butterfly bush, or buddleja, is one of the best known butterfly attractor

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My Gardening Week - Six on Saturday 02.06.18 | The Tea Break Gardener

Last updated: 06/06/2018

This week has been half term so I haven’t got as much gardening done as I’d have liked but I have been out with my camera capturing some early June delights. A few years ago I

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Irrigation system upgrades - True innovation with every renovation

Last updated: 06/06/2018

There are a number of words associated with the renovation and upgrading of an existing golf course irrigation system, of which 'disruptive' and 'expensive' are just two. But are h

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Bennington restaurants embrace composting

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Keeping food scraps out of landfills?It's good business practice."Places like this produce so much coffee grounds and little food scraps and stuff like that — it's kind of not se

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Mumbai Apartment Recycles 8000 Kg of Waste, Grows its Own Organic Food!

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Any housing complex is like an organism. There is an intake of energy, consumption of energy, and of course, like any other organism, waste generation. Matoshree Pearl in Mahim, M

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Tick Season Is Here, Are You Prepared?

Last updated: 06/06/2018

The list of tick-related diseases in the United States is scary to look at. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ticks are linked to the spread of anaplasmo

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Garden Shows – To Go or No…

Last updated: 06/06/2018

‘Shall I go or not’ is often on the mind of folk when the garden show season comes around each year. BBC Gardeners’ World Live as an example is not far away now, and not for

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New learning gardens revealed for RHS Wisley – Reckless Gardener Magazine

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Award-winning designers Ann-Marie Powell and Matt Keightley have revealed their designs for three new learning gardens around the planned new National Centre for Horticultural Scie

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