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Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
New Year - The Perfect Time to Rebuild Your Garden

  Christmas is the time when most gardeners spend hours planning the next year's gardening. It may be too wet or cold to be outside but planning is free and cosy if you can do it from inside.   Most gardeners spend hours browsing seed catalogues...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Laying Garden Paths With NO Heavy Lifting

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Weed-free garden paths with minimum effort and costs, no back-breaking labour and do-able by anyone who can swing a spade.

There is a multitude of materials you can use for laying garden paths, as diverse as wood chip mulch to concrete and from old bricks...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Attract Monarch Butterflies To Your Garden

They fly, they float, they dance on air, they are Monarch Butterflies. Monarch Butterflies are so peaceful and relaxing to watch as they flit about in the air. Children giggle and squeal with delight as they run through the garden and around the yard with a butterfly net tight...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Create a Garden for Wildlife


Plan a well-balanced garden for a variety of wildlife.

Designing your garden for wildlife will ensure that you have fewer pests and the diseases that they spread.

Plan your garden with wildlife in mind, plant shrubs, trees and flowers...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Red Spider Mite Control



The little red specks you see moving along aren't your eyes playing tricks, they are little, tiny red spider mites. If not for their color, you may not even notice these tiny pests except for the damage they do to your garden plants and houseplants. Red spider mites destroy plants, leaving behind yellowed...

Lifestyle
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Gardening with Vegetables, Perennials and in Pots

Whatever you plant in your garden, enjoy the benefits of being able to go out and pick fresh salads, vegetables or flowers to your hearts content.               All these vegetables were picked...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How to Make a Lasagna Garden

Consider creating a lasagna garden as an alternative to a traditional garden. Grow large, lush flowers or big hearty vegetables.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Christmas Day in the Garden

Christmas Day in Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and South America is just another summer's day, but in Europe and North America it is mid-winter.

An enthusiastic gardener can always find a morning's work in the garden, even on Christmas Day.

Business & Money
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Garden Shed Offices - No Rent, No Commuting, No Distractions

Garden Shed Offices - No Rent, No Commuting, No Distractions A garden shed office is a pleasant and relaxing way to work from home: perfect in terms of peace, taking yourself away from the family environment, yet with no travelling or office costs. Setting up a garden shed office for one or two people, including the building will cost you between $1000 and $2000, depending on what facilities you include. Why You Should Set Up A Garden Shed Office Instead of Renting an Office In terms of cost, compared to renting an office it wins hands down. If you run a small business from home you need to keep an office and a garden shed office costs less per year than a rented office does per week, yet you have all the same advantages. Even if you run a business that is large enough to employ others you can buy large garden shed offices that include washrooms and other necessary facilities for a tiny fraction of the cost of renting, or of building a conventional extension. [read the rest]

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Patio Container Gardening : Growing Peanuts


Peanuts are actually pretty easy to grow. Peanut plants don't have deep roots so they are easily grown in a patio container. Peanuts are not a nut as many people believe, peanuts are in a legume family just like peas and beans. Peanuts are a fun plant to grow because they are...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Organic Aphid Control Methods



Aphids are tiny little indoor and outdoor garden pests that are more than pests, they are destructive and can kill your plants. Aphids come in a variety of colors which include green, black yellow and light yellow. They suck the moisture out of your plant leaves by puncturing the leaf and feeding. Aphids...

Technology
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Easy Methods to Keep Slugs Away From Garden Plants

Slugs are nasty, slimy little creatures that will damage and kill plants in your garden. If you are wondering if you have slugs in your garden, all you have to do it look for the tell-tale slime trail. Slugs will eat just about any plant in your garden. There...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How to Pollinate and Grow Fresh Healthy Vegetables with no Bees

Growing and picking your own vegetables in your garden is best so you know that you are eating vegetables and fruit completely free from hidden chemicals. They are not only fresher but you have a never ending supply right at your fingertips. If you find that your garden is not producing enough vegetables or fruit for the amount of plants you have growing then this article may help you understand why and how to increase your amount of produce.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
January and February Garden Jobs

January and February are cold months in Europe and North America, but there is still plenty you can do in your garden to prepare for the coming spring and summer. Laying garden paths is something that anyone can do. There is no...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Growing Strawberries

Strawberries are easy to grow. Strawberry plants are a perfect choice for the beginning gardener. They are especially fun to grow for children because they will see their hard work in the garden pay off fairly quickly. Planting your own strawberry patch is a rewarding experience. It is so nice to be able...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
How to Save Money by using things at Home for Planting your Garden

We all need to learn how to save money by using things we have for planting your garden without risking the quality of the vegetable or flowers that we grow. Paying exorbitant prices for pots...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Using Landscaping Shrubs to Their Full Potential

If trees and paths are the skeleton that your garden is built around, then landscaping shrubs equate to the body's muscles because they make up the most visible features of your garden. Landscaping shrubs come in all shapes and sizes, but most are very easy to grow and give...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Ways To Keep Gophers Out of Your Yard

Many homeowners experience the destruction gophers cause in their yards, gardens and lawns. Gophers are a problem to gardeners and those who like their lawns to look nice and neat. Gophers dig holes, make tunnels underground and eat the roots of plants, which kills garden plants, flowers and pretty...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Patio Container Gardening : Arugula

Patio container gardening is a very popular way to grow a wide variety of plants including vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers. This type of gardening allows those who don't have the room or inclination to plant a tradition style garden, to still have fresh, healthy, home grown food. A...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Attract Hummingbirds To Your Yard

Hummingbirds are beautiful little birds that are so much fun to watch. They seem to float around because their wings beat so quickly you can't see them move. Hummingbirds beat their wings as fast as 80 to 90 times per second. Hummingbirds eat bugs which is why it is a good...

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