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Greenhouse Design

Most people have a particular image in mind when they think about a greenhouse. The reality though is that greenhouses come in a wide range of shapes and forms. Greenhouses also differ in terms of the materials used to construct them.

Keeping Your Greenhouse Pest Free

A greenhouse can revolutionize your gardening allowing you to realize greater productivity than you would with open air gardening. With a greenhouse, you are assured of consistent conditions year in year out with no or minimal dependency on the climactic conditions outside. But simply erecting a greenhouse is no assurance of trouble-free plant growth – appropriate measures are necessary to ensure that optimum conditions are maintained.

Prepare Your Winter Wildlife Garden

There are an astronomical number of tasks in the garden as winter approaches. As the growing season nears its end it’s time to harvest in the vegetable garden and allotment, clear beds out of their summer growth, and pile on the manure for the following season. There’s even a bit of sowing to be done, and you can start popping in broad beans, onions and garlic at this time of the year. Meanwhile, in my own ornamental garden life is in full swing and there’s still plenty of flowers. However, with cold weather looming and leaves starting to pile up, it’s vital to get out and do a garden cleanup. But, whilst we’re chopping and trimming and composting, try and remember that wildlife also need a little help during this season.

Feeding Garden Birds in Winter

As the nights start to draw in and temperatures drop, spare a thought for our feathered friends. Here are some suggestions on feeding your garden birds during the Winter months – what to feed them, how to do it and suggestions on types of bird feeders.

Why Is a Greenhouse Better Than a Garden?

When you think of a greenhouse, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most people, a green house is a glass structure used to grow crops in locations where the prevailing weather may not be favorable. That is true. But there are several other interesting facts on greenhouses:

Planting Suggestions for Autumn Outdoor Container Displays

There is no need for your garden to shut itself down for Winter. Once the leaves fall from the trees and your curtains are drawn earlier, your garden can still display a wealth of colourful plants that will see you through the Winter months. Use existing containers and pots, as well as hanging baskets to create a colourful display of Winter flowering plants.

Gardening Techniques From A – Z

The title of this gardening article would suggest that I am going to write about gardening technique starting from A and going right through to Z, in actual fact I could not find any techniques beginning with the letter A or in fact any beginning with half of the alphabet. But the title looks better like that. So play along please, I am sure that there will be enough within to keep you occupied in the garden.

Gardening – Tools And Equipment

Walk around a large garden centre or DIY superstore in spring and you will be confronted by a large assortment of gardening tools and equipment. You could be excused for thinking that the number of different types of gardening tools must have increased in recent years – but you would be wrong.

Saving Water Using Garden Watering Systems

Using the proper garden watering systems for your area not only saves on the amount of water used but money also. Garden watering systems that are aimed directly at the plants roots will help insure a healthy landscape and garden.

Flymo Multimo 360XC Review

My Choice for the best all round Lawn Mower with Collection? Without doubt it’s the Flymo Multimo 360XC. I’ve done all the research, scoured the web, visited my local hardware stores to check out all the competition and I found that the 360XC ticked all the boxes.

Types, Families and Categories of Orchids

All plants are investments in our lives and our living environments. Caring for orchids in particular is not as difficult as we tend to believe. However, it is a good idea to have some knowledge of the various types of orchids that exist today. They enhance our surroundings and share with us their beauty; so why not know a little more about them? Learning about the history of something can be extremely interesting especially if you have an interest in the subject.

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