Posts Tagged ‘pests’

Bee Keeping, easy ways to attract bees to your garden.

Monday, August 24th, 2009

“Don’t wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees.”
Anne Raver

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Spring cabbage growing - Spring cabbage how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Spring cabbage…. A hardy vegetable that’s an excellent source of Vitamin C and glutamine, an amino acid which has anti-inflammatory properties. Health benefits aside, the image of spring cabbage has been tarnished by the soggy mush served up in school and work canteens. In this guide I hope to banish the soggy cabbage blues as I show you how to cook cabbage correctly, but first let’s look at how to grow it at home.

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Ladybirds in your garden, how many?

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

As children most of us were very picky about what insects we liked. For me personally, earwigs, centipedes, spiders, and all sorts of flies (horseflies especially) scared the pants off me. Then there were the ladybirds, which for one reason or another always found favour with the younger me.

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Window box vegetable growing for gardeners with limited space.

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Living in the countryside with roughly a half an acre site for my planting experiments, I sometimes tend to forget there are many gardeners who are less space “fortunate”.
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