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Mixed Flower Carpets in Cottage Garden

Gardening Tips from Our Readers

We received a lot of helpful time-saving garden tips from our readers during our recent contest. Vicki D writes: We use a square foot garden plan and irrigation hoses my husband installs on each plant; we turn the water on for 10 to 15 minutes a day. It saves our time and water also. Betty […]

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Coffee for Roses Cover scroll

Growing . . . Growth!

One thing I love about gardening is that there’s always the opportunity to learn something new. The natural world is so full of wonders that every day fresh information, connections, and ways of being are reveled to those who take notice. Beautiful, improved plants are introduced every year and the latest research gives us the […]

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clay pots in the garden

10 Simple Gardening Tips and Tricks

Whether you’re an old pro or learning what colour your thumb is, we have 10 tips and tricks to help you enjoy gardening. There’s nothing more rewarding than time spent gardening and we’re here to help you spend it wisely and to save a bit of money as well! 1. Use soap to prevent dirt […]

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Resort Pool

Nibbling away

Lying beside the pool while on our last vacation, surrounded by the extraordinary landscape of our resort hotel, I started thinking – not about lunch or what book to read next – but about garden maintenance. (Sheryl pointed out that I never stop thinking about work, even when we’re on a break – she’s right.) […]

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