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01 Feb Gorilla Gardening

There are plenty of great ways to get people interested in gardening. One of the more peculiar gardening forms out there is 'gorilla gardening'. Check out this amazing video of a young gardener in London who loves nothing more than planting-out potholes...

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30 Jan Citrus Butterfly

Citrus Butterfly is not generally a concern on your citrus tree.  Any specimens on your plants will cause minimal damage and can be overlooked in favour of the butterflies that they will later emerge as....

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30 Jan Wind Damage in the Garden

Below are some tips on dealing with damage caused to plants by wind and ways to help treat damaged plants and prevent problems: Wind Burn Whilst people are most aware of the drying effects of windy weather on our skin, wind also has a drying effect on...

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27 Jan Caring for Indoor Plants

There are just a few simple rules to help keep your indoor plants healthy within your home or office. Watering It might sound funny but most indoor plants are killed by over-watering rather than under-watering. There is a tendency to love your indoor plants to death by...

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27 Jan Top Indoor Plants

  There are many plants suitable for growing indoors that will not only beautify the space, but also have many health benefits (See Plant/Life Balance). Here is my list of top indoor plants that will hopefully get you in the mood to green your indoor spaces...

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24 Jan Feeding Roses

Roses love to be fed well if they are to thrive and produce abundant blooms. There are great specialised rose foods available now days which are tailor made to meet the needs of roses. The main things to remember when feeding are: Follow rates described on product....

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24 Jan Roses Winter Pruning

In Sydney this is carried out late June to early July. Make sure secateurs are clean and sharp and a pruning saw is useful at this time to remove dead wood. The same basic principals of summer pruning are used and the aim again is...

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