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Potted plants in small garden spaces

There are lots of ways to make the most of your small garden space.  You may not be able to grow the range of vegetables your parents and grandparetns grew on the bigger slices of land that were typical in the mid-late 20th century.  But that doesn’t mean you need to go without a garden…..

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Getting rid of aphids on roses

Aphids are tiny green insects that love the soft new growth on rose bushes.  They tend to cluster around the new buds and chew away the flower bud and stem. Before they spread too much you can remove them by squashing them between your finger and thumb. Or spray them with a hose to wash…..

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Your garden loves coffee too

You love your morning coffee to get you started on your day.  But what do you do with your coffee grounds?  Flush them down the sink or the toilet?  uh-uh – not a good idea unless you want big plumber’s bills for unclogging your drains. Tip them into your rubbish to go to the landfill? …..

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gardening ideas for small spaces

Here are some innovative ideas for you to try if you want to have a garden but have very little room.  Or even if you have plenty of room but want to create something different. Linda Hancock suggests making garden boxes using old drawers.  Or you could create a herb or vegetable garden on your…..

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