20 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

5 Beneficial Insects That Can Keep Pests Out Of Your Garden

Your garden can attract a number of bugs and insects, both harmful and beneficial. One of the best methods of controlling unwanted pests in your garden is to invite beneficial insects. For instance, you can consider planting flowers with pollen and nectar since these plants can provide protection and food for beneficial insects. In addition, […]

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23 July 2011 ~ 5 Comments

How To Attract Hedgehogs Into Your Garden

photo credit: Sids1 Hedgehogs are becoming increasingly rare due to a wide variety of environmental problems not least lack of suitable habitat and deaths caused by domestic pets like cats and dogs as well as collisions with cars. If that weren’t sad enough in itself these beautiful, harmess creatures also offer significant benefits to the […]

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08 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Planning Your Organic Vegetable Garden With The GroOrganic Organic Vegetable Planner

photo credit: La Flaf GroOrganic is an online tool for designing and managing your organic vegetable plot. To start planning your vegetables plot you begin by selecting your location which will in turn help to provide advice on your local weather, ensuring you don’t plant fragile plants when there is still a risk of frost […]

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07 June 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Growing Vegetables In Containers And Pots

photo credit: Frank_BB Growing vegetables in containers is an ideal way to produce your own organically-grown fresh produce no matter how little space you have at home. Indeed even people without a garden of their own can successfully grow their own potatoes, carrots and a whole host of other nutritious vegetables with just a little […]

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10 August 2010 ~ 1 Comment

How To Attract Dragonflies And Damselflies Into Your Garden

photo credit: HVargas It’s that time of year again when we are amazed at the colors and the flying ability of dragonflies and damselflies zipping around in the warm air. From metallic blues to greens to yellows, these insects are surely some of our most beautiful to look at and fascinating to watch. So strangely […]

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06 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

5 Ways To Use Your Garden For Recycling

photo credit: daryl_mitchell It’s a sad fact of life that no matter how hard we try, most of us still produce some rubbish each week. But had you considered that a number of common household waste items could be reused or recycled in your own garden to reduce the amount of rubbish you send to […]

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17 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Eco Friendly Garden Ideas

photo credit: Fr Antunes Gardens are wonderful places to spend a summers day and yet surprisingly many features in a garden are not as green as they could be. In this article I’d like to examine just a few things for you to consider which may help you to make your garden just that little […]

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02 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Attracting Frogs To Your Garden

photo credit: threefingeredlord As our human population expands and frogs lose their natural habitats it is important for the remaining frogs that we do all we can to attract and support them. Furthermore frogs are always a pleasure to see and are possibly at their most visible at this time of year as they go […]

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27 March 2010 ~ 1 Comment

How To Use Less Water In Your Garden

photo credit: Flowery *L*u*z*a* It may only be March but summer will be here before you know it. And where nicer to spend some time than in our gardens. Unfortunately a garden can be a thirsty commodity and use up a lot of water. Fortunately there are ways to reduce the amount of water that […]

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28 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

9 Ways To Attract Wildlife Into Your Garden

photo credit: zenera As humans spread around the world, eating up wild areas in exchange for housing estates and towns our gardens become an ever-more important refuge for wildlife. And while the average garden consisting of a lawn and patio isn’t going to do much for the local wildlife, there are a number of simple […]

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