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Entries from May 27th, 2010

Organic Weedkillers And Chelsea Flower Show

May 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Garden Supplies, Gardening News

Controlling broadleaf weeds in the lawn has always been a problem and particularly so for organic gardeners who do not use chemical weedkillers. In my garden I have several clumps of wild promroses that self seed naturally through the borders and provide a fine display in the spring. What is not so welcome is that [...]

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Smallest Waterlily In The World

May 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Gardening News

I heard about this on the radio this morning and then found this link to the story: Smallest waterlily in the world brought back from the brink of … The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s top propagation ‘code-breaker’, horticulturist Carlos Magdalena, has cracked the enigma of growing a rare species of African waterlily – believed to [...]

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Climbing Plants – Clematis Early And Late

May 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Garden Plants

Clematis Montana is known as a vigorous climber and this one in my garden has lived up to its name. This is now the third season since this was planted and it has now completely covered the tree stump. While montana can be a nuisance in the wrong place, where there is room for it [...]

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Roses, Radishes and Squared Recipes

May 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Gardening News

Following the revival of interest in his space saving “square foot gardening” technique Mel Brooks has recently published the natural sequel the “All New Square Foot Gardening Cookbook“. The book covers fruits and vegetables from A to T, Asparagus to Tomatoes with Melons and Berries for the fruit. Unlike the average cookbook this one starts [...]

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