Blogs — garden decor

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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Why Not Have A Vegetable Garden In Your Own Kitchen?

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Why Not Have A Vegetable Garden In Your Own Kitchen?

When you were a child did you ever chop the top of a carrot or parsnip, stand it in a saucer of water, sometimes on cotton wool and watch the fronds come to life. Of course it was thrown out after – 1 someone forgot to add more water – 2 the thing started to rot – 3 we just got a bit over it.

However, did you know that there are vegetables that you lug home in the shopping that can be brought to life and used again. Sounds crazy, well not so, look here at a couple of ideas.

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Make Gardening An Enjoyable Pastime

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Make Gardening An Enjoyable Pastime
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If you are a city dweller often there is a little plot in apartment buildings on the ground floor, so why not capture it for your own if no-one else is interested in it.

Create a  flower garden for everyone to enjoy, herbs for general use, or even venture into a small vegetable garden, which can be consumed by the other residents.

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