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Low-maintenance landscaping: Freshen up your yard with these beginner tips | Edina Realty

Low-maintenance landscaping: Freshen up your yard with these beginner tips | Edina Realty | Gardening | Scoop.it
Get beginner tips on how to spruce up your lawn and landscaping this summer.
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What Are the Best Landscaping Shrubs for Your Yard?

What Are the Best Landscaping Shrubs for Your Yard? | Gardening | Scoop.it
What are the best landscaping shrubs to grow? We cover information on varieties, bloom times, and ideal locations to help you decide.
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Top #gardening cover stories

Top #gardening  cover  stories | Gardening | Scoop.it
Top gardening tips and landscape ideas from around the world by Richard
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If  you  are  are  looking  for  that  Evergreen  Gardening  content  to  share  with  friends/followers  on  the  social  media  
Then  this  periodical  is  for  you  updated  daily  keeping  you  informed  on  what  going  on  in  the  gardening  world  today  
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5 Practical Water Conservation Tips to Keep Your Garden Lean & Green

5 Practical Water Conservation Tips to Keep Your Garden Lean & Green | Gardening | Scoop.it
Mother Nature can help fuel your garden’s growth sometimes, but there are many other tips and strategies you should administer to conserve water.
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Mother Nature can help fuel your garden’s growth sometimes, but there are many other tips and strategies you should administer to conserve water.
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Before and after: 3 Incredible garden transformations

Before and after: 3 Incredible garden transformations | Gardening | Scoop.it
There is no reason why any garden should look dilapidated, a few clever tips and tricks can transform any grey area into a homestyle haven.
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There is no reason why any garden should look dilapidated, a few clever tips and tricks can transform any grey area into a homestyle haven.
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Planting Inspiration: Inside Garden Design Magazine + Subscription Discount

Planting Inspiration: Inside Garden Design Magazine + Subscription Discount | Gardening | Scoop.it
Did you know there are varieties of banana plants hardy to zone 5 or that there’s a Hydrangea for nearly every season? Water wis
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Top tips on how to grow the most delicious soft fruits 

Top tips on how to grow the most delicious soft fruits  | Gardening | Scoop.it
Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, gooseberries and blackcurrants included​
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Pacific Horticulture Society | Gardening for Native Bees

Pacific Horticulture Society | Gardening for Native Bees | Gardening | Scoop.it
University of California Professor Dr. Gordon Frankie and the UCB Urban Bee Lab have been studying relationships between California’
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Here  is  an  awesome  article  was taken  from  @UCBerkley  Urban Bee  Lab  ( published  3  yrs  ago  )  though  not  quite  evergreen  the  principles  still  apply  
 
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How to winter prune wisteria

How to winter prune wisteria | Gardening | Scoop.it
A weekend project for.
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Here  is  an  excellent  guide  on  how  to  prune  your  wisteria  by  the  @Telegraph.
The  golden  rule  I  was  doing  my  RHS   was  that  they  need  to  pruned  twice  in  one  year  to  promote  good  healthy  growth and  in  the  age  of  Health  and  Safety  which  many  people  seem  to  forget  its  best  to  be  insured  for  public  liability  when  dealing  with  houses  and    ladders   as  you  do  not  know  what  hidden  wires  are  lurking  in-between  the   vine  or  tangled  up  and  in  case  of  the  ladder  breaking  the  window  or  even  worse  you  falling  you  are  covered.
Of  course  the  down  side  is  that  with  that  premium  comes  the  extra  cost.
Some  clients  will  turn  you  down   and  get  some  inexperienced    to  do  it   ~  Good  For  them  
But  I  rather  be  safe  than  sorry.
Back  on  to  the  Wisteria  as  I  mentioned  already  before  they  will  need  to  pruned  twice   Jan  to  Feb     and  again  July  to  August  
Here  is  an  excellent  video   By  the  RHS  on  how  to  prune  your  wisteria  https://www.rhs.org.uk/videos/advice/pruning-wisteria ;
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My new robot friend Kobi loves to mow the lawn and plow snow

My new robot friend Kobi loves to mow the lawn and plow snow | Gardening | Scoop.it
Kobi is a modular robot that’s basically a Roomba for snow and leaves. It’ll mulch grass and leaves, throw snow into a dedicated area, and mow the lawn. You have to define its physica
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As  2016  gardening  seasons  closes we  can  only  wonder  what  next  year  will  bring.
My  self  Ill  take  manageable  and  realistic  bite  size  in  forecasting.
But  will  the  future  hold  for  us  now  we  have  already  come  step  forward  technically  with robotic  mowers  and  Astro  turf, now  we  going  one  step  ahead  even  more  with this  machine that  can  blow  and  sweep  leaves  and  snow  away  from  your  drive as  well  as  cut  the  grass  
There  is  even  a  gadget  that  on  making  from  the  robotic  mower  inventor  to  weed  the  garden.
But  qouting  from  the  inventor  it  doesn't  recognise weeds  and  plants  and  just  strims  at  ground  level.
So  Its  basicly  a  robotic  strimmer or  weed  wacker  that  our  cousin  from  the  states  like  to  call      
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101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You

101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You | Gardening | Scoop.it
101 Tips, Problem Solvers and Dollar Stretchers for Organic Gardeners: This page divulges 101+ gardening secrets that the pros, retailers, and giant chemical corporations don't want you to know.
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How To Use Food Scraps To Control Pests And Help Your Garden Thrive | Care2 Healthy Living

How To Use Food Scraps To Control Pests And Help Your Garden Thrive | Care2 Healthy Living | Gardening | Scoop.it
Some food scraps should be applied directly to your garden for the greatest benefit. Here are a few suggestions.
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5 Great  tips  on  how  to  control  pest  organicly  
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Coffee Grounds: How And Why We Use Them In Our GardenOurGardenClub | OurGardenClub

Coffee Grounds: How And Why We Use Them In Our GardenOurGardenClub | OurGardenClub | Gardening | Scoop.it
Used coffee grounds are a great free resource to put to work in your garden. They enrich the soil with nitrogen and other minerals, improve soil structure, and
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30 amazing terraces perfect for your garden!

30 amazing terraces perfect for your garden! | Gardening | Scoop.it
A gorgeous terrace is the perfect finishing touch for any home, but we'd understand if you didn't know where to start in terms of designing one.
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Garden edging ideas add an important landscape touch. 

Garden edging ideas add an important landscape touch.  | Gardening | Scoop.it
Garden edging ideas add an important landscape touch. Find practical, affordable… from plantcaretoday.com
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11 Steps To Starting Your Own Organic Backyard Vineyard

11 Steps To Starting Your Own Organic Backyard Vineyard | Gardening | Scoop.it

Growing a vineyard in your backyard is not as daunting as it may first seem, here are 11 helpful steps to guide you on your wine making journey.

 
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Growing a vineyard in your backyard is not as daunting as it may first seem, here are 11 helpful steps to guide you on your wine making journey.
 
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7 Tips to Ensure Success With Raised Bed Gardening

7 Tips to Ensure Success With Raised Bed Gardening | Gardening | Scoop.it
Raised bed gardening is a favorite for edible plants. Here’s how to get it right
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13 easy garden  DIY  projects  

13 easy garden  DIY  projects   | Gardening | Scoop.it
If you are looking for something exciting to do this weekend, why not start with these easy DIY projects that will improve the look of your garden.
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If you are looking for something exciting to do this weekend, why not start with these easy DIY projects that will improve the look of your garden.
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Top #gardening cover stories

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Top gardening tips and landscape ideas from around the world by Richard

 
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10 Inspirational  Ideas  from the Romantic Gardens at Kiftsgate Court - @Gardenista1

10 Inspirational  Ideas  from the Romantic Gardens at Kiftsgate Court - @Gardenista1 | Gardening | Scoop.it

Ten inspirational ideas from the romantic garden,  of  Kiftsgate Court: 

 
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Check out  this awesome  article and much  more in  my paper.li  http://paper.li/RS_Garden_Care/1497732604#/   
 
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Rose pruning: general tips/RHS Gardening

Rose pruning: general tips/RHS Gardening | Gardening | Scoop.it
These general tips for rose pruning will help you improve the health and lifespan of any rose.
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Now  that  Spring is  finally  upon  us  it's  time  to  get  out your  secateurs  which  you   I  hope  you  have  sharpened  during  the  winter and  put  away  safely  until  needed.
To  prune your  roses .
For  those that  don't  know  how  to  prune  them  here  is  an  excellent  guide  by  the  @The_RHS.
But  Since  last  year  there  has  been  some  updates  on  the  correct  way  to  prune  them.
The  old  way  of  at  a  slant  is  now   replaced  by  the  method  of  a  straight  cut  across  the  stem  to  avoid   minimal  damage  to  the  bud. So  what  your  grand  parents  taught  you  are  now  the  new  way.
But  Im  old  school  and  if  its  it  isn't  broken  why  fix  it  
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How To Grow Tomato Plants In Buckets

How To Grow Tomato Plants In Buckets | Gardening | Scoop.it
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Here  is  an  awesome  Taken  from   paper.li  publication ~ http://po.st/Paperli _ On  how  to grow   Tomatoes  using  perforated  buckets,pvc  and  drip  feeds.
The  only  thing  I  have  against  this  method  is  that   only  suitable  for  bush  tomatoes as  the  others  require  staking  and  the  weight  will  surely  topple  the  containers  
And  for  them  to  effective  the  stakes  need to  be  in  the  ground  
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How to turn wood chips into a great compost heap | Alys Fowler

How to turn wood chips into a great compost heap | Alys Fowler | Gardening | Scoop.it
Take a leaf out of a French inventor’s book for a compost heap that’s cheap as chips
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This  is  a  fascinating  article  on  how  to  use  up  all  your   garden  rubbish.
Though  its  very  laborious My  best  advise  is  to  make  it  in  the  Autumn and forget  it  until  spring  that  way  the  chipping  would  have  totally  rotted  down.
The  big  mistake  I  have  seen  many  people  make  is  scatter  the  chipping  directly  on  the  ground  this  is  wrong  cause  the  chipping  acts  up  like  a  sponge  and  soaks  up  the  Nutriments  until  it  reaches  it  capacity  so  it  may  be  wise  to  mix  the  chipping  with  your  garden  compost  first   and  wait  till  it  fully  inoculated 
Another  thing  is  that    wood  chipping  contain  no  nutriments  only  carbon  if  you  think  about  it   all  the  food  has  done  to  the  roots  of  the  plants          
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Gardening With Children: Fun Themes

Gardening With Children: Fun Themes | Gardening | Scoop.it
Until children see the cycles of growth and dormancy, they can’t appreciate what is in season and why a strawberry bought in the store in December pales in taste comparison to one eaten straight from the plant in June.
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Here  is  a  great  article  written  by  Phillipa  Forester  of  the  importance  of  teaching  your  children  the  value  of  food  especially  from  the  garden.
As  many  young  adults  these days  think  that  their  vegatables  come  from  the  supermarkets.
Only  by  watching the  growing  process  to  the  harvest   will  they  appreciate  it  more    
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Gardening with Children: An Outdoor Learning Activity for Kids

Gardening with Children: An Outdoor Learning Activity for Kids | Gardening | Scoop.it
Teaching children to garden is a fun outdoor activity you can share with your child. Check out our tips to help your child learn about gardening.
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, Gertrude Jekyll  ounce , said, "A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust "
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