Growing a Potted Vegetable Garden

4 October 2010 - Guest Blogger
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Some of us are blessed with wonderful and nutrient-filled soil for growing delicious vegetables and other outdoor treats! Unfortunately, some of us need to constantly work at making our soil even tolerable for what we would like to plant. For those that don’t have much outdoor space or for those that have very poor soil, […]

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July Gardening Jobs and Greenhouse tasks

13 July 2010 - Jack Gardener
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Here is my quick guide to all of the gardening jobs you need to do this month. I have broken it down into simple categories which include greenhouse jobs, fruit and veg tasks, flowers and other small chores around the garden which will keep your garden looking fabulous! Greenhouse jobs Repot any plants that are […]

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New research shows gardening ‘makes children happy and teaches new skills

29 June 2010 - Jack Gardener
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Time spent gardening at school can improve your child’s happiness as well as boosting their development. Research commissioned by the Royal Horticultural Society looked at 1,300 teachers in 10 schools and found that when a school encouraged children to participate in gardening activities they became more confident, resilient, healthier and their readiness to learn also […]

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Vertical gardening – find out how to create a living wall

17 June 2010 - Jack Gardener
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Living walls are fast becoming one of the most stylish and contemporary ways to fill gaps and cover unsightly spaces in small gardens. This year at the Chelsea flower show many designers presented vertical gardens showing how a small garden can become a fabulous haven of bright colours and natural beauty. It is true that […]

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