Category Archives: Gardening Information

The Difference Between Seedling, Grafted and Cutting Grown Fruit Trees

Fruit trees naturally reproduce themselves from seeds, but most fruit trees that you buy are not produced that way for very good reasons. There are many ways to propagate fruit trees, and each method has its advantages and disadvantages. Whether … Continue reading

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A Little Green Goes a Long Way: Plants Perfect for Your Office

Here is a guest article written by Eugene Feygin and provided by Quill.com! While your office may not be your sanctuary, a few simple changes can positively affect the way you feel and work. For starters, you can add a … Continue reading

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How to Recognise Praying Mantis Eggs

A heavily pregnant praying mantis! (photo credit: http://digitalinsectcollection.wikispaces.com) Praying mantises are a beneficial predator in your garden, they eat other insects and keep the pest insect population down. It’s important to be able to recognise their eggs so that you … Continue reading

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Grafting Eggplant onto Devil Plant

Would you like to grow an eggplant tree, yes you heard right, a tree, that can produce dozens of eggplants, and not die down in winter? Well, you can if you graft eggplants (or tomatoes) onto a perennial Devil Plant … Continue reading

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Your Herb Garden Harvest – Creative Ways to Use Your Herb Bounty

Here is a guest article written by Chris McLaughlin and provided by Fix.com! When beginner gardeners ask me which plants are hardy and forgiving, my answer is always herbs. If a busy gardener asks me which plants will thrive in … Continue reading

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Understanding Fertilisers – How and when to feed your garden

  The plants in your garden need food just like you -  that might seem obvious but you’ll be surprised how many people never bother to feed their plants and wonder why they aren’t looking the best or growing all … Continue reading

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Bokashi Soil Generator – Turn food waste into nutrient-rich soil

What do you do with your bokashi bin contents if you don’t have a large garden to dig them into? As discussed in the previous Bokashi Composting article, you can always put the processed bokashi food waste into your compost … Continue reading

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