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Tips To Make The Most Of Your Backyard

We’ve all heard of the tiny house movement, but have you ever considered the joy that can be found in a tiny garden? Those who do not have the luxury of a large garden space to do with, as they please, will be presented with the interesting challenge of making the most of the space that they have. This will

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Four Tips On How To Water Your Plants The Right Way

Like you, if your plants do not get enough water, they start to dry out and will begin to wilt and look unhealthy. Plants need a balance of both water and oxygen to their roots for them to be in optimal condition and have the best growth. Finding that balance is important to ensure that your plants are looking good

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Five Tips For Spending Less On Your Garden

Gardening is a relaxing and enjoyable pastime that not only gives you a chance to recharge your batteries as you potter around in the green spaces, but it can also provide you with food that you can eat. The benefits of spending time in a garden have been recognised by the mental health profession for many years as it is

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How To Create Your Own Stress-Free Garden At Home

If you are looking for a quiet place to escape from the world at the end of the day, look no further than your own garden. This is a place where you can invite the birds and the bees to take up residence by planting accordingly, as well as possibly creating a food source for yourself, and somewhere that you

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How Much Do You Pay For A Professional Gardener?

The big question that many people ask us at Bacchus Marsh & Redgum Garden Centre is how much they might be expected to pay for enlisting the services of a professional gardener. Good question! It really is not a question that we can give an exact answer to, but we can look at the sort of work that you might

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Sustainable Gardening Tips You Should Know

‘Sustainable’ – it’s the newest buzz word, but what does it mean? The Oxford Dictionary defines sustainable as ‘being able to be maintained at a certain rate or level’. When it comes to gardening, this relates to the methods that you choose to use in your garden. One of the key ideas that is encompassed in sustainable gardening is that

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What Makes Loam The Ideal Soil For Gardening And Agriculture?

Loam is your best soil for gardening and agriculture because of the different soils of which it is made. The different types of soil affect how the water behaves, which then affects how much water the plants are getting. Loam is the perfect combination of the different types of soil, so it allows for the right amount of water to

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Alternative Gardening Ideas And Methods

What exactly do we mean when we consider the term ‘alternative gardening’? An alternative to what? Largely, the idea of alternative gardening is about methods that are based around permaculture principles, and do not require or use chemicals. This will often encompass looking for alternative ways of doing things where conventional methods have failed, or are not the best course

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How to Treat Plants that are Infested with Pests

If you have an infestation of pests on your plants, there is a good chance that you are providing comfortable conditions for them to be there through some means unbeknownst to you. Perhaps there are areas of your garden that are in need of care that provide places for insects to live and breed, with your plants being the feasting

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Landscaping Tips: Which Is Better? Cultivars Vs Varieties

‘Cultivar’ and ‘Variety’ are two terms used by gardeners and horticulturalists that form a part of the scientific name of a plant that describes its characteristics. Asking which is better out of cultivars and varieties is a difficult question to answer, as they each have differing characteristics, which may or may not be suited to the gardener or landscaper who

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