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Enjoyable Gardening Tips For The More Mature Gardener

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Enjoyable Gardening Tips For The More Mature Gardener
After a long stint in the garden,say three or four hours of digging and weeding, a hot bath (or cold shower depending on the time of year!) a comfortable chair and a couple of aspirin have lots of appeal but surely one has still got a good few years of working in one's urban garden still to come. This comes from one mature-age gardener who fits that criteria exactly

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How Can I Jazz Up My Balcony?

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How Can I Jazz Up My Balcony?
  • A fabulous outdoor garden can be achieved out of rustic timber using the wood from a pallet which can be bought cheaply or sometimes free, a split log, or let your imagination run away and take a walk through the bush and find some interesting branches

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A Rose Garden? Why Have One!

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A Rose Garden? Why Have One!

Do you just adore the perfume and sensual look of a rose in bud or with unfurled petals, remembering the heady days of being in passionate love and receiving just a single rose?

Me - I love any type, color or style, just as long as it's a rose! What about you?

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A Few Winter Gardening Tips

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A Few Winter Gardening Tips

Chilly temperatures means that fall and winter is on its way and for some plants this means extra protection a light sheet and mulch for a dome cover will also help.

So what do you need to do, well a great place to start is to divide overgrown perennials and cut back any dead foliage and roots from the garden, composting it if it's disease-free. Bag and throw in the bin any infected or pest ridden waste

Enjoy the different seasons and the variety of flowers and garden changes they bring.

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Autumn Chores To Make Your Garden And Lawn Lush Next Year

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Autumn Chores To Make Your Garden And Lawn Lush Next Year
Dropping temps and dropping leaves mean it's time to get busy in your landscape. Give your lawn and garden a final spruce up before winter. When spring rolls around your outdoor area will be thriving and lush.

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