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IT'S TIME TO GO ORGANIC

Our neighbourhoods are slowly, but surely falling silent. Whether in the countryside or in the cities, familiar sounds are receding.

 The chirpings of the weaver birds, larks and warblers which used to announce the break of dawn are getting fainter by the day.

Since ancient times, birds have …

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SOLVING LAWN TROUBLES THE ORGANIC WAY

Even in a well maintained lawn, serious troubles can arise.  In the dry season, the soil could be low in nitrogen causing rust on the blades. Maybe mounds of soils have developed due to mole action. Whatever the issue, resist the urge to blast away your lawn troubles with fungicides or insecticides.…

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HOW TO GROW A GREAT LAWN

For many of us, installing a lawn involves commissioning landscaper to dig up the grounds, rake and plant a grass type we will have recommended or one they suggest for us. Thereafter the serious business of lawn tending starts and ends with lawn mowing and occasional watering.

But there is more to …

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Hanging Gardens

Want to create a garden out of thin air?

Then consider having hanging gardens.

Since time immemorial people have raised hanging gardens –in whatever form they could. Indeed among the Seven Wonders of the World are king Nebuchadnezzar’s hanging gardens which grew in Babylon around 2500 BC. The gard…

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ALL ABOUT SOIL DRESSINGS

It is the hope of every gardener to get his or her garden soil as close to the ideal soil as possible. However for many, this may seem well impossible particularly where time and money are constraints. The good news is that whatever small improvements you do; the results will certainly be noticed. T…

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