Worms for compost

Vermicomposting: Indoor Composting with Earthworms Composting is a controlled process of decomposition used to transform organic material such as kitchen scraps, yard wastes and paper products into humus. Humus, or compost, is a dark, soil-like substance that enriches soil with…

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Lawn rust fungus

Do you have orange grass? Does your lawn look like it has a disease? Maybe it seems to be coated with orange-red or yellowish dust? Well it is likely that you have lawn rust, which is a type of lawn…

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DIY ladybird house

Last week there was a bit of cabin fever going on in our house. Brooke and I HAD to get out and about. As baby was sleeping, we couldn’t go far so we decided to go out in our garden…

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Silver wedding rose

Silver Anniversary Rose Bush Description Silver Anniversary Rose Bush is a great gift to help celebrate a very special silver wedding. A gift that grows, and will bring years of joy once planted. Silver Anniversary Rose Bush 4 litre Pot…

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Rosa new dawn

New Dawn Roses Introduction to New Dawn Roses: Climbing roses are rapidly becoming a cornerstone in most gardeners’ rose collections for a variety of reasons. For the most part climbing roses are simply genetic mutations of many different varieties of…

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Garden privacy plants

How to make an overlooked garden more private Privacy is an important part of allowing you to enjoy your garden, so when neighbouring buildings overlook your outdoor space it can quickly start to feel claustrophobic and intrusive. Creating privacy in…

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Amethyst falls wisteria

Soil: Adapts well to a ride range of soils, from mildly acidic to neutral. Prefers well-drained, humus soil.Light: Full to Partial — Full sun assures optimum bloom. Water: Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat, until established. Do…

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Woodlands junior food chains

A food chain always starts with a plant. (All plants are PRODUCERS.) A food chain ends with a PREDATOR. (The predator is at the top of the food chain) All living things need food to give them the energy to…

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Where to plant daphne?

Carol Mackie produced its own genetic mutation with reverse variegation (white leaves edged in green). Christened Briggs Moonlight, it has pink flowers. Another pink-flowered hybrid, Albert Burkwood, at three-feet tall is fitting for small gardens. All the Burkwood hybrids are…

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Woolly Apple aphid

While powdery mildews don’t kill their hosts, they sure do a number on them. And that is particularly true for powdery mildew of apples and crabapples, Podosphaera leucotricha. The apple powdery mildew attacks both cultivated and wild apples and crabapples.…

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