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Plants | Water and Watering

Although they look fairly solid, green plants are about 95 per cent water. They wilt when not watered. Water also provides plants with their own internal transport system, moving nutrients and manufactured carbohydrates and hormones to wherever they are needed, … Continue reading

27. May 2014 by admin
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Introduction to Gardening

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The discovery that it is possible to have a bright and lively garden the year round comes as a delightful surprise to many people. For although bare dripping branches and a dark, windblown conifer may be pleasing to some, most … Continue reading

02. July 2013 by admin
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Tree Trunk Rot: How to Seal Holes in a Tree

Timely attention to fruit trees extends their life often by many years and reduces the danger of their falling down with all the risk to life and property which that might entail. Such surgery often applies only to trees of … Continue reading

10. June 2013 by admin
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Bird Gardening

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I imagine that most birdwatchers with gardens try for one reason or another to attract birds to them. If they are ringers it may be that their only interest is to encourage the birds to enter their traps or mist … Continue reading

03. October 2011 by admin
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Re-Planning your Garden For Growing Vegetables

With careful planning, even a small garden can produce an abundance of fruit and vegetables. The food-producing area should, however, harmonise with the rest of the garden, where children play and the whole family relaxes to enjoy the natural beauty … Continue reading

03. June 2011 by admin
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Self-Sufficient Gardening: Growing Fruit and Vegetables

Before you start . . . The prospect of fresh, inexpensive fruit and vegetables from your own garden is obviously inviting. But is it realistic? The following comments are for all gardeners who would welcome a little reassurance before taking … Continue reading

03. June 2011 by admin
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