10 Points to Ponder – Composting

1. Composting, the newly ‘fashionable’ way of decreasing our personal carbon footprint, is the vital process where-by organic materials are decomposed and returned to the earth as fertiliser, a mulch, and a soil amendment. 2. This process is carried out by the vast numbers of micro-organisms, insects and other small[…]

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3 Easy To Grow Veggies For Your Garden

Gardening can be a lot soothing as well as peaceful activity for your mind and soul. And, since you’re at it, why not try a hand on growing some easy to grow veggies in your garden? Believe me when I say, it really feels good when you pluck fresh veggies[…]

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3 Reasons to Build a Wooden Privacy Fence

There are plenty of reasons to build a privacy fence around your home, and one of the most popular of materials to choose from is wood. The reason for this is because a wooden fence is a practical and affordable way to give your property privacy, to complement your landscape,[…]

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4 Tips for Pruning Trees and Shrubs

1. Use clean equipment. Look at the main three pieces of equipment you will need for pruning. In understanding your equipment and preparing to clean it, take a moment and look at your hand pruner, lopper or pruning saw closely. Open and close the device and see how the device[…]

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24 Composting Terms Defined

When I started thinking about what I could do with my vegetable scraps from the house I did a little research. What I found was information about making compost. However there were many terms some of which are used one way by a writer and another way by another writer.[…]

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3 Easy Steps to a Delightful Bird Seed Garden

Wild bird habitat has been shrinking rapidly, but it’s easy to help restore some of that essential area right in your own backyard. So let’s get started! 1. Make a Plan Decide on the size and shape of the area you will be planting. For a backdrop and built-in bird[…]

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