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Grow your own peas / RHS Gardening

Grow your own peas / RHS Gardening | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Information from the RHS on growing your own peas, which pea varieties are easiest to grow, what peas to choose for best flavour, and recipe ideas for using your home-grown peas. Plus when to sow peas, when to harvest peas (@Eat_and_Be Hi Helen.
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Would you use glowing plants or glo-pigs to replace street lamps? - Green Prophet

Would you use glowing plants or glo-pigs to replace street lamps? - Green Prophet | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
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Would you use glowing plants or glo-pigs to replace street lamps?
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Bioglow plant Biotechnology company Bioglow has developed the world's first autoluminescent (light producing) plants.
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Scrumpdillyicious: Shangri La: Doris Duke's Hawaiian Home ...

Scrumpdillyicious: Shangri La: Doris Duke's Hawaiian Home ... | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
In the same way that her father transformed Duke Farms from flat New Jersey farmland into his ideal of a magnificently landscaped country estate, Doris Duke transformed five acres of Hawaii into her own private Shangri La, a place for creative...
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edible perennials for the beginner gardener - ForestGardening.net

edible perennials for the beginner gardener - ForestGardening.net | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Edible perennials for the beginner gardener… this short video talks about planting berries and rhubarb and why you might want to. A good way to get your feet wet so to speak in the world of gardening and gain some ...
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Zoned Out: How Climate Change Will Affect Your Gardening Choices, Part 1 - Mother Earth News

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and "How far north will my descendants and I to more in order to keep farming and gardening?
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Xeriscape Gardens: How to Get a Beautiful Landscape With Less ...

Xeriscape Gardens: How to Get a Beautiful Landscape With Less ... | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Xeriscape is a landscape philosophy — not a design style — that can help you create and maintain an outdoor space that is both beautiful and environmentally sound. The term “xeriscape” was created...
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Raw organic fruits and vegetables can cure cancer, so why don't oncologists tell their patients?

Raw organic fruits and vegetables can cure cancer, so why don't oncologists tell their patients? | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
RiseEarth : Raw organic fruits and vegetables can cure cancer, so why don't oncologists tell their patients? (Go Figure; Raw organic fruits and vegetables can cure cancer, so why don't oncologists tell their patients?
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Planting

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Gardening Calendar - Month by Month (Gardening Calendar - Month by Month http://t.co/txTq8mehaV)
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15 Things You Can Do to Grow Healthier Plants in Your Garden

15 Things You Can Do to Grow Healthier Plants in Your Garden | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
You do everything you can to make your garden look full, colourful and lush, but somehow your plants never seem to grow to their fullest potential and always look a little limp. So what is the problem? There are all kinds of things that can lead to unhealt...
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How to Grow Pineapple Plants by Richard Lindsay | Living Space 360

How to Grow Pineapple Plants by Richard Lindsay | Living Space 360 | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Pineapples are hardy plants that like warm weather and good soil that is well composted.
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Perennials That Love the Sun

Perennials That Love the Sun | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Get ideas for perennials that thrive in sunny gardens from HGTV.com experts.
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Your garden: do it now — perennials, flowers, trees, vegetables

Your garden: do it now — perennials, flowers, trees, vegetables | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Perennials: Before ordering seeds of new plants, check the hardiness zone and the dimensions of the plant at maturity. Hardiness zones can be found on the Web or a gardening app. The zones have been revised because of climate change.
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KWS | Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

KWS | Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
The Ol Donyo Sabuk national park is located about 85km north-east of Nairobi in Machakos district of Eastern province. The ecosystem constitutes a mountain which is entirely covered with dense montane forest except for a small area at the top.
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Papal gardens of Castel Gandolfo now open to public

Papal gardens of Castel Gandolfo now open to public | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Known as the Barberini Gardens, the historic area of Castel Gandalfo has been declared open to the general public by Pope Francis, with tours available for those who are interested.
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Perennial Geranium

Perennial Geranium | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
How to grow and plant perennial geranium, start geranium seeds, hardy geranium care, and removing dead head geraniums, and more about gardening shade loving perennials flowers and plants (RT @shadegardener: Perennial Geranium - How to grow and plant,...
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Richard Spencer's curator insight, March 13, 11:22 AM

A  great  plant  but  it  does  have  it  draw  backs  unless  it  chopped  back  and  divided  up   it  will  become  

(a)  Very  hard  to  dig  up  as  the  rhizomes  grow  bigger  and  bigger 

(b) the  plant  then  gets  invasive  and  troublesome  

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Compound in fruits and vegetables prevents symptoms of ... - Gizmag

Compound in fruits and vegetables prevents symptoms of ... - Gizmag | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
A compound commonly found in fruit and vegetables, including apples, grapes and strawberries, has been found to prevent Alzheimer's disease in mice (Photo: Shutterstock). Alzheimer's disease represents the most common ...
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How To Build A Raised Garden Bed

How To Build A Raised Garden Bed | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Want a garden in your yard? Build a raised garden bed. Raised garden beds are an easy way to create interest and add dimension to your garden - no matter what your skill level! The 411 On Raised Ga...
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Richard Spencer's curator insight, March 13, 11:19 AM

Some  great  tip  here  on  creating  a  raised  bed  for your  fruit/veg combo.

ideal for  people  with  bad  backs -  less  bending  over  

almost  weed  free - you might  be  able  to  control  roots  from  sprouting  but  mother  nature always  have  a  hand  especially  with  birds and  wind  sown  seeds  in  which  you  have  no control  over  unless  you  have  the  beds  in  green  house 

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Halifax Public Gardens - Carpet Bed Preparation

Even wonder what goes on in the Halifax Public Gardens greenhouses? Check out this video and watch the gardeners at work getting the plants ready for the car...
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7 DIY Projects that Will Take Your Garden to the Next Level this Spring | HSS Tool Hire Blog

7 DIY Projects that Will Take Your Garden to the Next Level this Spring | HSS Tool Hire Blog | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
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Victoria Public Gardens in Halifax slideshow by The Visionary Folk Photographer

Watch in HD Here is the link to the all slideshows by The Visionary Folk Photographer' http://thevisionaryfolkphotographer.com/video-slideshows-new-to-oldest...
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Beautiful pix.  Well worth watching.

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How to Prepare Raised Beds for Growing Vegetables

Today you will learn how you can improve your soil in the Autumn for growing nutritious vegetables in Spring. Watch the whole video to get every bit of detai...
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Could Plants Be Used as Sensors? > ENGINEERING.com

Could Plants Be Used as Sensors? > ENGINEERING.com | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
A new project aims to gain useful environmental information from ubiquitous, robust plants.
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Peter Cundall: How to protect rhubarb plants from soaring summer heat - Weekly Times Now

Peter Cundall: How to protect rhubarb plants from soaring summer heat - Weekly Times Now | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Peter Cundall: How to protect rhubarb plants from soaring summer heat
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Freshly sown seeds, especially carrot, parsnip, spring onion and many annuals will need to be watered several times daily.
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Herb Gardening Is Easy When You Follow This Advice | Indoor Herb Garden

Herb Gardening Is Easy When You Follow This Advice | Indoor Herb Garden | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
The Original Author Of This Article Trevor Dalley Is At ...indoorherbgarden.netTweetShare The Love! TweetShare The Love!If You Like This Article And It Is...
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Growing your own Annual Wild-Flower Mini-Meadow Guide | WOWga

Growing your own Annual Wild-Flower Mini-Meadow Guide | WOWga | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Now the New Year is firmly (or should that be soggily?) bedded in, it's high time time to start making plans for the garden. Looking forward to another year of mowing that pointless piece of lawn out front, or constantly weeding ...
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This is a nice download!

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