Starting an Allotment
Starting an Allotment – So Many Decisions, Just Where to Start? There can be many reasons for having an allotment and this will determine the factors of you allotment including size, what you grow and how long...
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The Varying Types of Garden Forks and Their Uses
The Varying Types of Garden Forks and Their Uses
While there are many types of garden forks that you can have most people I know tend only to have one that they use for...
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An Exciting Revolution in Homegrown Edibles
I am so excited.  While at my mum's,  I came across some information that blows the normal gardening books out of the water. This book...
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What Makes a Great Gardening Shoe?
What Makes a Great Gardening Shoe?
After much research on the Wellington boot and on various other gardening boots and mucker's I decided that for some occasions the Welly shoe would...
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Border Forks, Great For Small Places or Smaller Feet
Border forks are great for borders, weeding, lifting and compost.  They are also great for small places, ladies and smaller people with small feet.  I...
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Finding or Creating Types of Garden Netting Frames That Work
Finding or Creating Types of Garden Netting Frames That Work
Most garden netting requires some kind of frame.  Knowing which ones that will work best can be a nightmare when you are starting out.  If...
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A Garden Storage Box, a Great Solution for Allotment or Garden Clutter
A Garden Storage Box, a Great Solution for Allotment or Garden Clutter
Garden storage boxes are great for allotments, gardens, yards and balconies. Anywhere, in fact, you cannot or do not want to have a larger shed....
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Why Protect Your Plants with Insect Mesh?
Why Protect Your Plants with Insect Mesh?
So which is best: garden netting or insect mesh?  That depends on what you want it for and your personal preferences.  Insect mesh does have...
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How To Decide on a Simple Vegetable Crop Rotation
How To Decide on a Simple Vegetable Crop Rotation
A simple vegetable crop rotation can be easy to create.  Yet for many beginners, it is confusing as you read several books or ask different...
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How to Choose a Garden Sieve

Why Use A Garden Sieve? There are several different reasons for using a garden soil sieve in your allotment or garden.  You may want to remove stones or weeds or make your soil much finer. Many gardeners prefer fine soil when they are planting out small seeds directly into the …

Slug Wars – 13 Organic Solutions to Stop Slugs Eating Your Veg (Pt2)

Organic Slug Control Methods For those of us that do not want to use potentially harmful chemicals.  There are lots of possible organic slug killing solutions to getting rid of this persistent garden pest without using chemicals that harm plants and animals. Some work better than others, and some are …