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Normally banned for being "tacky", gnomes are back at the Chelsea Flower Show, garden historian Twigs Way charts the history of these concrete characters.
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Lush Ivy-Covered Building is a Living Backyard Home Office
The TERRAform pod is made from food safe, UV-treated, recycled polyethylene that is molded to fit the dimensions of wheelchairs. When the three-sided pen is built around the pod it creates a garden at table height that allows easy access for planting, weeding and harvesting. Currently there are around 100 of the TERRAform pods being tested and used in gardens throughout France.
Follow the photo-link to read more about this collaborative effort.
this looks a great idea for the disabled
thats is a realy nice thing to do for the people stuck in wheel chairs
Create this quirky garden sign to point in the direction of diffrent locations on your property.
Toxic Plants to Dogs (DID YOU KNOW there are some plants which could be toxic to your dog. Is your garden dog friendly? http://t.co/wMkIlab4JT)
Lista en inglés de plantas tóxicas para el mejor amigo del hombre. Contiene alguna de las plantas más utilizadas en nuestros jardines: Hiedra ( English Ivy), azaleas, rododendros, partes del arbol y semillas del albaricoque, los bulbos del narciso, etc... Recomendable su lectura para prevenir desgracias y practicar nuestro inglés.
It's a struggle to find a showstopping show garden this year, but a blue poppy and a reclaimed timber studio catch the eye
After nine years of trying, Fleming's Nurseries has won best in show. Jane Perrone explains how they did it
Living in a city often means dealing with a lack of space, particularly yard space. If you are lucky enough to have an outdoor space, but do not have access to land, this DIY wooden wine box planter might just provide the perfect solution.
It is time to get those plant and vegetable seeds started for the garden. A seed starter kit is the fastest way to germinate plants and vegetables. The opportun
Book Vase: Surprise Sprouts Right Out of Reading Collection
Dog houses are what you make of them. If Fido spends a lot of time outdoors or crated while you’re away– a place just for your four legged friend may be an important investment not only for your dog, but for the aesthetics of your home or backyard.
Made from used food jars, you can decorate them with flat-bottom marbles (or whatever you like), and place them in the garden. Tiny toys and secret notes can be hidden inside—like little time capsules in your garden.
Follow the photo-link to discover how to make your own treasure jars.
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A container garden is an easy way to liven up an outdoor space. Here is how to choose a container, prepare soil, and plant the plants.
This is a great way to re-cycle any old boxes or containers and make them into a beautiful garden feature
A study shows that wild bees are more effective pollinators than honeybees. As domestic honeybees decline, native bees will become even more important.
I would love to have hives to take care of! So many people seem more afraid of bees then they realize the huge importance of this species!
I have been getting a few requests to repeat a column that ran a few years ago on grasses. It seems more and more gardeners are discovering the joys of maintenance-free gardening that grasses can offer.
The final touches are made to the RHS Chelsea flower show which is open to the public from today until 25 May
Attention, do-it- yourselfers: would you like to make an eye-catching project for your garden space? Vertical succulent gardens look fabulous on decks, patios and in the garden, and are not hard to create.
If you don't know of Isabelle Palmer already, you will soon enough. Isabelle Palmer is the talented founder of the online shop The Balcony Gardener and author of The Balcony Gardener.
Seventeen years ago Kamal Meattle found out that the air in his home city of New Dehli was killing him. He had grown allergic to the pollutants in the air and his lung capacity started declined to 70%.
Get Ready for Summer with Furniture Fashion 100 Patio Furniture Designs and Images Featuring Today's Freshest Outdoor Furnishings for the Well Decorated Backyard
Freshen your spring kitchen with greenery. From potted plants to herbs and more. Brighten your kitchen and food with fresh plants at your your fingertips.
What are the advantages of this system? The most obvious is the ability to grow many plants in a small space. It’s an interesting way to maximize the production of a small garden, or to grow strawberries on a deck or balcony.
But there are other advantages. Since the plants are off the ground, you’ll be able to grow very clean, very high-quality berries. Disease problems can be minimized with the off-the-ground approach, particularly in a greenhouse where constant airflow is provided.
Follow the photo-link to find out how to make your own strawberry tower.
Le printemps est là... enfin presque!!!
Votre balcon n'est pas très grand mais vous êtes gourmand... voici un style de présentation "gain de place" à mettre où bon vous semble, mais au soleil! pour des fruits bien mûrs.
Très facile à mettre en place dans un tuyau en PVC.
Bonne plantation et surtout très bonne dégustation...
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