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Johnsons of Whixley joins forces with TV gardener Chris Myers and Dales charity for Flower Show - Local Gardener NEWSPAPER

Last updated: 06/03/2018

A local horticultural nurseRy has joined forces with TV’s ‘off-grid’ gardener to create a garden for the upcoming Chatsworth Flower Show, while rallying support for a Yorkshire...

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What Is Going On With My Blackberry Fruit? Identifying Blackberry Fruit Disorders

Last updated: 06/03/2018

Here is a guide to help you identify what is going on with mis-shapen, off-color or otherwise odd looking blackberries. But before we can talk about what causes blackberry...

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Building black gold: Tour promotes smart soil techniques

Last updated: 06/02/2018

Building black gold: Tour promotes smart soil techniques Buy Now Farmers gather as Kevin Connelly discusses a cereal rye cover crop in one of his fields during a cover crop tour...

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Feed Your Back Garden Chickens More Greens - The Poultry Pages

Last updated: 06/02/2018

In this article I explain how and why you should feed your back garden chickens with more greens. Often green foods; cabbage leaves, bolted lettuce, etc. are fed as a sort of...

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American Public Gardens Association

Last updated: 06/02/2018

Rock-hard, lumpy, and larger than a softball, pale-green Osage oranges seem to be no good for anything but a twisted ankle. But to Levi Funk, they smelled like opportunity. On...

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Soil cultivation. Good soil for good plants - Local Gardener NEWSPAPER

Last updated: 06/02/2018

Time spent getting soil ready could be a very important investment that may reap rewards for several seasons to come. Soil cultivation is the straightforward principle...

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Are your products child and pet safe ? - Local Gardener NEWSPAPER

Last updated: 06/02/2018

Many people are concerned regarding the protection of their youngsters or pets after they use garden care products like pesticides, fertilizer or cleaners. However, the...

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This Sleek Herb Planter is the Perfect Solution for Small Space Gardeners

Last updated: 05/31/2018

Plant Your Plate Make This DIY Wall Planter Take your container gardening to a new level with this modern potted planter living wall. Made from a large planter, treated lumber,...

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Secret Gardens Hidden in the City

Last updated: 05/31/2018

One of the things I love most about living in New York is catching little glimpses of outdoor spaces—somebody's patio or rooftop garden, little pockets of green within the city....

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Gardeners get a glimpse into the life of bats

Last updated: 05/31/2018

ONLY very young children can hear the echo-location sounds that bats make to navigate obstacles and find their prey, but on May 10 members had a chance to share this experience...

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