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Designers embrace bountiful challenges of rooftop gardens

Last updated: 05/29/2018

When it comes to serving clients living in the city, landscapers have to be inventive on all fronts, and they’ll need to be especially resourceful if asked to create a rooftop ga

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Plants Map E-Journal May 2018 - Plants Map

Last updated: 05/29/2018

Plants Map E-Journal May 2018 Welcome May! Our gardens truly feel alive once again with both flora and fauna. We can’t wait to share what’s growing in our community this month

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Why you should plant a climate victory garden

Last updated: 05/29/2018

During both world wars, people back home planted victory gardens. By growing and harvesting their own vegetables, they put less of a strain on the government, which had to feed all

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9 flowers for the perfect postcard cottage garden look

Last updated: 05/29/2018

This year, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018, Mark Gregory designed the Welcome to Yorkshire garden and, unsurprisingly, won three awards: a Gold Medal in the Show Gardens catego

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Soil health focus: Spring-planted cover crops (The Vegetable Grower)

Last updated: 05/28/2018

Soil health focus: Spring-planted cover crops (The Vegetable Grower) by Gordon C. Johnson " rel="author"> Gordon C. Johnson | Feb 9, 2018 (Editor’s note: By Gordon Johnson is a v

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Shed Repair – Setting Up The Greenhouse - Allotment Garden Diary

Last updated: 05/28/2018

The guys from Swallow turned up to sort out the leaks in my potting shed roof. You get a 10 year guarantee from Swallow. The problem was that water was dripping in where the solid

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Water Requirements for Tomatoes - Allotment & Gardens

Last updated: 05/28/2018

More people have problems due to irregular watering with tomatoes than any other cultivation issue. Allowing tomatoes to dry out and then deluging them with water causes the fruit

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Rare Plant Fair Newsletter - June 2018

Last updated: 05/28/2018

Welcome to our June newsletter. The season really seems to be getting into its stride now and gardens (not to mention our nurseries' sales tables!) are bursting with colour. we hop

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Graham Stuart Thomas and the Mottisfont old roses

Last updated: 05/28/2018

Graham Stuart Thomas was born on April 3, 1909 and all this year the National Trust has been celebrating the centenary of his birth with a series of events that pay tribute to the

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Fruit Cage-Garden Blog

Last updated: 05/27/2018

1. A fruit cage can protect fruit and vegetables in your kitchen garden from birds, butterflies, aphids, deer, badgers or foxes allowing you to harvest more of the crops you grow.

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