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07 April 2009
People in the UK can save themselves some cash while still enjoying their time off work by staying at home, it has been suggested.Hiring a cook or cleaner will be much cheaper than going on holiday and removes some of the daily chores,...
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30 May 2008
A temporary rain hat can help prevent the spread of peach leaf curl, sector commentator Helen Yemm explains.She suggests that the fungal disease, which attacks peach, nectarine and ornamental almond trees, is spread by "splashy...
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11 March 2008
Gardening enthusiasts should clear their ponds of debris as temperatures begin to rise in March.Online resource Doctor Greenfingers explains that dead fallen leaves can easily accumulate in such water features, adding that overcrowded...
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07 March 2008
After a quiet few months over the winter, horticultural have been given advice on garden maintenance by expert Sven Wombwell.Writing on online resource UKTV Gardens, Mr Wombwell explains that any bulbs that are beginning to look past...
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05 March 2008
Advice on jobs to do in greenhouses during the month of March has been issued by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).The organisation explains that many conservatory-based shrubs can be pruned at the time of year, recommending that...
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What can I do to get my children interested in gardening...

Some children have a natural affinity for plants and gardens and...

23 August 2011

How do I compost grass clippings...

When the summer grass is growing strongly it needs mowing once or...

23 August 2011

What is a green manure...

A green manure is a type of crop that you grow en masse on bare patches...

10 August 2011