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Wally Richards: easy hydroponic gardening

Wally Richards: easy hydroponic gardening

Growing plants by hydroponic methods is very easy and is only as expensive to set up as you wish it to be.

Wally Richards: Spring cleaning time

Wally Richards: Spring cleaning time

Spring cleaning jobs in the garden and how to protect your fragile seedlings from pests.

Designing gardens for progressive buildings: case study

Designing gardens for progressive buildings: case study

One of the most interesting challenges associated with designing gardens for progressive buildings is bedding them back into the context of the neighbourhood in which they are situated, writes Philip Smith from O2 Landscapes.

Wally Richards:  the wonderful raised garden

Wally Richards: the wonderful raised garden

Wally explains how to build a simple raised garden, perfect for growing vegetables.

The Amazing Way Herbs Work

The Amazing Way Herbs Work

By Ginny Clayton It never ceases to amaze me the way nature has found ways to put the herbal properties in plants. Here are some of the herbs with different ways the properties are found. Stevia (the sugar herb) is an easy one to start with- it is such a great help to people who […]

Citrus tree care & advice

Citrus tree care & advice

Potential problems you may encounter with growing and caring for citrus. An important aspect for your citrus tree is the area between the trunk and the drip line. This is the area where you want micro organisms to work and thrive, so avoid using any Herbicides, chemical sprays and fertilisers it this area. Instead hand […]

Gardening in February

Gardening in February

February is usually the driest and hottest month of the year and the time when a lot of the earlier plantings¬†of¬†vegetables have reached maturity and been harvested. It is the second to last month to plant out crops for winter harvesting so make sure the empty spaces are manured and replanted with winter vegetables this […]

Designing with Plants - Sandra Batley

Designing with Plants – Sandra Batley

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