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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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Creating Your Own Quiet Garden Space

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Creating Your Own Quiet Garden Space

About The Quiet Garden Movement The Quiet Garden Movement nurtures access to outdoor space for prayer and reflection in a variety of settings, such as private homes, churches, retreat centers, schools and hospitals – and creates opportunities for people to experience silence, restfulness and contemplative practices, with regular quiet days and retreats being offered in many Quiet Gardens. There are over 300 Quiet Gardens worldwide. The Quiet Garden Movement flows from the example of Jesus’s withdrawal to natural places to pray and his invitation to, ‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest’ (St Mark’s...

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A Few Quotes To Hopefully Make You Smile!

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A Few Quotes To Hopefully Make You Smile!
A few quotes from well known people and their quirky thoughts about gardening!

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Novel Garden Planters For On The Fence Strawberry Growing

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Novel Garden Planters For On The Fence Strawberry Growing
At present I am growing my strawberries in pots, hanging from the fence, up off the ground from slugs etc and getting a good crop, while our neighbor has a piece of house guttering hanging on his fence with lovely ripe strawberries hanging over the edge.

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