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Growing Columnar Fruit Trees

When you have a small garden, it can be difficult to have a large variety of plants and those plants also need to take up little space. One way to still have fruit trees, if your space is limited, it growing columnar fruit trees or training fruit trees to be vertical cordons. This method provides…

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Painting Tips for Your Garden Fencing

Eventually the time will come when you will need to repaint your wood fencing. Repainting your fence can seem like a time-consuming and arduous job, but with a few tips, this project can run quite smoothly. This job may even turn out to be quite calming and refreshing. Beautifying your garden, so that you can…

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Companion Planting for Your Vegetable Patch

If you are considering ways to improve your vegetable patch this year, one thing to consider is Companion Planting. Companion Planting means growing certain herbs and flowers alongside your vegetables, to help deter unwanted pests, attract pollinators and add valuable nutrients into the soil. Five plants most often used for vegetable gardens are: 1. Borage…

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Removing Moss from Your Roof

Do you have a problem with moss growing on your roof? It is common for moss to grow on north facing roofs and can be very unsightly or even cause gaps to appear in your roof tiles and slats as it grows. This could lead to a leaky roof. One way to rid your roof…