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Hi - I have a city courtyard garden (no beds all containers) and three little children who are keen to have a go at planting something that they can eat. I have seen "home allotment planters" and I can fit one that is 1m X 40cm X 40cm. I
I have 5 trough shaped containers all needing a major overhaul. They have lots of evergreen colour = variegated ivy, thyme and hebe pinguifolia but I need flowers to add colour preferably not bulbs but something that will last longer and not go
the blackbird dug them up, looking for grubs. The second batch of seeds I sowed suffered the same assault. Sid then mysteriously disappeared - has another frustrated gardener taken revenge?The third batch of beans is barely past seedling stage. I'm sure
Kate, it is pouring with rain in Bristol and I have just dashed out and lifted everything I have in pots with lush new growth onto the picnic table out of reach of the slugs and snails who will be roaming around tonight. Being a gardener means
from memory I’d have to say that frogs outnumber toads 10 to one.Whenever I speak to anyone about frogs or toads, they are always slightly amazed that their pond-free garden should contain them. But, of course, amphibians only need a pond during
I have a woodlouse nursery in my garden, beneath a large terracotta saucer which I use as a wildlife drinking water container/bird bath.When I lift the saucer to clean it, I am always delighted to see woodlice of varying sizes scurrying away to hide.
Hello Kate,A garden is only as good as the person making it,If space isn't available you the next best thing is a container that can be moved around the garden,Some thing you can't do with a border,Thailand a what's wrong with snowy England Best
Hiya i have a Small North-East facing back garden,i would really like to focus on a new project this year and get some good planting ideas out there with colour and Structure..I have Tried googling on the net and started making a list but would
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