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  • How To Make a Birdhouse from a Milk Carton !

    Posted on November 19, 2009 by davidb

    Here's a great idea to while away an afternoon with the kids!
    Make a nesting box for the winter. Its really easy to do and all you need is:

     A milk carton
    Stapler & Staples
    Some String
    Brown Shoe Polish
    A soft cloth or rag
    Masking tape
    Scissors

    How to make Your Bird House!
    This is a great way to recycle your milk cartons and [...]


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  • How To Grow Annuals from Seeds

    Posted on November 12, 2009 by davidb

    Annuals are a great way to fill in unexpected gaps in your garden. They can also be used on their own as bedding plants or in mixed borders and make fantastic potted plants too.
    There’s nothing quite as satisfying as watching your plants grow from seed and although it may be easier to buy an established [...]


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  • How To Grow Annuals from Seeds

    Posted on November 12, 2009 by davidb

    Annuals are a great way to fill in unexpected gaps in your garden. They can also be used on their own as bedding plants or in mixed borders and make fantastic potted plants too.

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  • Wise up on Grass

    Posted on November 3, 2009 by davidb

    If, like me, your teenage chore was to mow the lawn or if your partner kicks you out of the house to cut tracks through a jungle of growth before Sunday lunch you will soon have realised the importance of regular maintenance to keep your grass looking, if not first rate, at least half decent [...]


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  • Wise up on Grass

    Posted on November 3, 2009 by davidb

    If, like me, your teenage chore was to mow the lawn or if your partner kicks you out of the house to cut tracks through a jungle of growth before Sunday lunch you will soon have realised the importance of regular maintenance to keep your grass looking, if not first rate, at least half decent and easier to cut.

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  • Garden Inspirations - Getting Started

    Posted on November 3, 2009 by davidb

    'I am a great one for a slice of cake and a cuppa when I visit clients for garden consultations. Forget the apologies about it being a bit dry or flavourless…it’s the thought that counts.'

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  • November in Your Garden

    Posted on October 30, 2009 by davidb

    As the Winter season draws closer we tend to neglect the outdoors and focus on keeping the House in good order. Keeping up good practice in the Winter months will halve the amount of time you'll need to put in during Spring, leaving you free to enjoy your garden for longer.
    Vegetables
    As the weather turns its [...]


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  • November in your Garden

    Posted on October 30, 2009 by davidb

    DB As the Winter season draws closer we tend to neglect the outdoors and focus on keeping the House in good order. Keeping up good practice in the Winter months will halve the amount of time you'll need to put in during Spring.

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  • October in Your Garden

    Posted on October 20, 2009 by davidb

    Just because its getting colder doesn't mean there is nothing to do in your garden! Make the most of the daylight hours and prepare your garden for a blossoming Springtime.
    Vegetables
    Plenty of veggies need to be sown or harvested this time of year.

    Sow spring Lettuce in cloches or cold frames
    Plant Rhubarb this can be done [...]


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  • Grandads back Garden

    Posted on October 20, 2009 by davidb

    "When I was a kid my brother and I used to spend time in Coventry with my grandad at the weekends. Next to his garage he had a lean to greenhouse all painted white."

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