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Choosing A Christmas Tree

November 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Supplies, Gardening News

Choosing a Christmas tree can be quite an emotive matter. I found an interesting article the other day which set out to prove that buying a live tree was greener than an artificial alternative which can last for several years, but was distracted by other matters and now can no longer find it. However I [...]

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Organic Loses Out On Vitamins And Antioxidants

February 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Plants, Gardening News

I’ve just come across a recent study that claims that vegetables grown using chemical fertilizers contain more vitamins and so may be better for you than organic produce. This is a report by the British consumer magazine Which? and has caused some consternation among organic gardeners. The claims follow a two year study growing potatoes, [...]

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Lawns, Veggies and Gadgets

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Gadgets, Gardening News

Combine the current enthusiasum for growing your own veggies with the concerns about the use of pesticides and you will see how Tressa Eaton can make such a persuasive case for turning your lawn into an edible garden. “When we put pesticides onto our lawns they run off into sewers, rivers, lakes, and oceans. Consequently, [...]

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