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believer that creating useful edible gardens and promoting urban home grown food is what is ahead. And it is important to de-ghetto-ise the idea: no one doe snot have to be an eco warrior to grow food in town. Some will turn to this trend because of crazy
. It is time to bounce into 2010 with a light step and the feeling that valleys can be crossed in a single bound.Many people will have decided that the time has come to start growing their own vegetables. All those excellent Gardeners World projects and blogs
Hi, I´d like to share an album I have made with nine pictures from the best plants this year. Nothing unusual, unfortunately, but I strove to get quality side by side with quantity ( a very difficult poise in my urban fungus-stricken low sunlight
A bit of garden clearance in the rain is always therapeutic. Working off a good lunch and feeling the drip of water down my neck, I feel my endeavours are all the more noble. Actually all I'm doing is ripping the vine out of the apple tree it's been
exploring the teeth. Yet more wildlife habitat in my urban garden.
Could garden plants reduce your winter heating bills? Some interesting research has been conducted at the University of Sheffield and by other organisations around the world that highlights the value of trees and plants surrounding buildings
in urban areas where parking spaces are at a premium and there's a lack of availability of public transport. The popularity of low-maintenance gardens among the time-poor is also a factor. The RHS estimates around 12 square miles of London are lost
to degrade and dilute the wider countryside, urban gardens take on a greater and greater importance in maintaining our biodiversity, be it birds or beetles.Nowadays, Christopher Robin might not even be able find Alexander Beetle in the first place.
perfectly well in an urban setting or small garden, you just drop one or two of the higher tiers (canopy, larger shrubs etc). Forest gardens meeting with the usual domestic setting is going to be a fascinating space to watch over the next few years
mange from them as I have,a pet rabbit taken from a neighbours garden ,holes dug in lawns- then you might understand why I-and probably a lot of people- do not want foxes in their gardens In an urban enviroment they are a pest. Nothing to do with moaning