The Promise of Herbs
The Promise of Herbs is fulfilled daily as we grow them or add them to our cuisines even if it is just a sprig of parsley somewhere! Herbs can do so much especially when it comes to healthy lifestyles and mindsets. What herbs are you growing right now? How does one choose I wonder? Grow some please!
Killing your Plants Part Three
We seem to keep making mistakes, often unknowingly, that lea t poor container gardeining actions and dead or dying plants. It's easy to avoid these, and if you have read parts one and two of this series, then you've seen how to change if you need to. Temperature? Roots? Fertilisers? Neglect? Phew!
Killing your Plants Part Two
Mistakes and lapses of action happen but it's nice to know better. Maybe you're making container mistakes when you do not mean to - and perhaps these tips an notes will help you mend and change any bad habits or misconceptions. If you are not guilty - great news! Read Part One and Three as well.
Killing your Plants Part One
Much can go wrong in the garden and while some of it may be out of our hands, when itís up to us, well then Ö itís up to us! So, refresh your memories about the things that can go wrong, go wrong, go wrong Ö and improve your plant to non-plant ratios. This three part series of articles may help.
Kids in the Garden
Get your children into the garden and with your containers early and set them up for a lifetime of pleasure, good eating, sensible lifestyles and some very valuable life lessons that become natural extensions of their characters rather than stressful additions learnt grudgingly. Go green early!
Companion Planting for Containers
The role of plants can be a complicated one ... not for the plants ... but for us to find out about and use to our advantage. There are some plants that nurture, others are martyrs or mask plants and yet others attract beneficial goggas to our gardening spaces. What does what? What goes with what?
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