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Growing Potatoes In A Bag.

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Growing Potatoes In A Bag.
Do you remember your father having rows of potatoes growing in the huge garden out back? Mounding the soil up and over them until they were ready to harvest, and then digging them up. But weren't they special to eat, so new with skins that fell off when scraped with a knife?!

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Just Gardening

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Just Gardening

Ian and I are passionate about gardening which encouraged us to create this Shopify Store retailing all things pertaining to the garden and providing outdoor garden decor.  At the time of writing this our summer garden here in Queensland, Australia is doing it's best with the heat and sun and us trying to keep water up to it, but we do get summer storms which can dump a few inches of rain in no time, sometimes not all that wonderful for the garden. We have some lovely corn growing, in the vegetable garden, about a meter high and beans coming...

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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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Flowers Bring Garden Art And Beauty All Year Around.

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Flowers Bring Garden Art And Beauty All Year Around.
Sometimes we need to stop and admire the beauty around us in this somewhat ugly world, making the most of the creative garden products to beautify our area around us, slow down and if possible just sit a while and enjoy the different colors and shapes these flowers, bushes and trees give to us in sometimes their short time of flowering

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