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Lofty ambitions: why green roofs are the future of urban gardening - Green Living - The Ecologist

Lofty ambitions: why green roofs are the future of urban gardening - Green Living - The Ecologist | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Run out of space in your garden?Look to higher ground and you’ll find an eco-friendly solution...
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Planning and creating a wildlife-friendly garden

Planning and creating a wildlife-friendly garden | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

"A good wildlife garden is more than just a corner of a garden left to go wild. Whether you are creating a new wildlife garden, or have an established one, think of it as a nature reserve and you are the warden."

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The increasingly rare sight in UK's green spaces – children playing

The increasingly rare sight in UK's green spaces – children playing | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
The National Trust says that despite warnings, Britain's kids are increasingly staying indoors and losing touch with nature...
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Why bees & biodiversity benefit from indigenous wildflowers - Green Living - The Ecologist

Why bees & biodiversity benefit from indigenous wildflowers - Green Living - The Ecologist | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Filling your garden with wildflowers helps honeybees and butterflies, and creates a relaxed mood.

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Improving Garden Biodiversity Top Ten Tips | Gardeners Tips

Improving Garden Biodiversity Top Ten Tips | Gardeners Tips | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

Every garden has the potential to do more for biodiversity. It need not cost and it may be fun to improve the biodiversity in your garden. Just undertaking one item from the following top ten tips will help.

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5 Simple Life Lessons From The Garden

5 Simple Life Lessons From The Garden | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
I can personally attest to the comfort that gardening provides me. And, I will go even further by saying that I have learned, and continue to learn, some valuable life lessons through my garden.
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Gina Stepp's comment, March 30, 2012 1:35 AM
Very resonant! The crabgrass in my rose garden is the most outstanding example in my experience of her lesson that:

"you cannot control everything. No matter how much I learn about gardening, how many classes I take, how many books I have read or consult, so that I do everything “right,” something can, and will, still go wrong. And, that is just like life, things just happen, we cannot control everything no matter how much we might think we can."