summer

02 September 2008
Despite not being the best of summers for catching a tan, the warm, wet weather has helped apple growers no end.Fruit growers in Kent took advantage of the weather to become the first to get their apples into shops this year, according...
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14 July 2008
The use of a sheet of corrugated plastic to catch rainwater might not be aesthetically pleasing, but it offers a more eco-friendly solution to summer drought than the tap, according to the Guardian's Dan Pearson.Writing in the newspaper...
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09 June 2008
As June continues and the weather warms up, there are a number of horticultural tasks that gardeners should tackle, a sector commentator has asserted.Writing in the online pages of the Daily Telegraph, Elspeth Thompson explains that...
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09 June 2008
Gardening enthusiasts who have yet to sow their carrots need not despair yet, according to sector commentator Carolyn Spray.Writing in the online pages of the Sunday Mail, Ms Spay explains that they can be sown until the end of the...
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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