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7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Recycle Materials in the Garden

Many gardeners know their garden has a positive impact on the environment and look for ways to make it even more eco-friendly. Whether you just try to reduce your pesticide use or go fully self-sufficient, there are tonnes of ways you can make your garden a bit more planet friendly. One simple and easy way to do this is to recycle materials by repurposing them in your garden. There are plenty of things, from yoghurt pots to pairs of [...]

Things to Consider When Cultivating an Inner City Garden

You might think that your tiny inner city flat doesn’t have enough outdoor space for growing delicious food, pretty flowers, or stunning foliage, but a little imagination can make even the smallest space into a garden wonderland. There are all kinds of things that you need to take into consideration when you’re making a garden in the city, but a little bit of work can go a long way in small spaces. (more…)

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Know Your Garden’s Soil Type – and How to Make the Most of It

Good soil is the cornerstone of any successful gardening project, providing the nutrients and drainage your plants will need to thrive. From the pH balance to the way it retains moisture, there can be plenty of reasons why your soil type is making it difficult for your garden to perform at its best. But if you’re new to gardening and don’t know what soil type you have, never mind how to make it better, what can you do about [...]