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Asher Leigh commented on Heather Roberts's blog post Don't Throw Away Fallen Leaves - You'll Need Them
"Hi everyone, I have a question about this -- I just moved into the spot I'm in a couple months ago and we are planning to garden, and possibly start composting.  The yard has been full of leaves all winter, and I am raking/collecting them…"
Feb 16, 2016
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

7 Water Saving Tips for Your Garden

Garden maintenance can be quite expensive. It requires special tools, fertilizers and of course...water. Lots of water! Luckily, there are different ways to save on the latter. Try to implement these seven ideas and your water bill will be significantly lower.Plant the right speciesSome plants need less water than others. Consider planting species, such as palm trees, begonias, succulents and mimosas. There is great choice of lovely flowers, trees and bushes that will bring new life into your…See More
Jan 23, 2016
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

Tips for Designing a Stunning Terrace Garden

Getting started on this will require you to work on things from several angles, as it will take a lot of effort and gardening to make it happen. In many cases you will need to do work hard on things alone, so this article will give you a hand with that so you can handle everything during such a task. A terrace garden is a bit more challenging than a regular garden, so make use of these tips to make it happen:…See More
Jan 13, 2016
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

Winter Gardening Guidelines

For a lot of people out there gardening is a summer or spring work that requires great patience and hard work to pull off. The cooler months of autumn and even worse – winter tend to be a time where we let our flower beds and plots sleep until the world around us warms up once more for the most part, rarely going beyond raking leaves.…See More
Dec 18, 2015
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

Caring for Garden Trees in Autumn

Every expert gardener knows how important it is to care for garden trees in autumn. Fruit trees are a great addition to every garden, and looking after them properly presents many benefits. Fruits are all delicious, but to ensure you receive these gifts, you must take your time and effort during the fall and coming winter to guarantee your trees stay healthy.…See More
Dec 10, 2015
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

How to Build a Vertical Garden out of Plastic Bottles

If you really want to make a nice gardening upgrade, then you can work on creating a small project for your garden if you have limited space. A vertically grown garden will help you save that space but at the same time, but you can also save up some plastic bottles to use in the project instead of recycling them. This will be a great solution if you want to grow vegetables small scale and even inside your home during the winter. With the right approach you can grow flowers, vegetables, herbs…See More
Dec 2, 2015
Sneha Deshmukh liked Heather Roberts's blog post Capture the Rustic Essence of a Small Garden with Some Fine Details
Nov 25, 2015
Sneha Deshmukh liked Heather Roberts's blog post 5 Steps to Winterising an Organic Garden
Nov 25, 2015
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

Capture the Rustic Essence of a Small Garden with Some Fine Details

For a small rustic garden in the backyard or right next to the porch - always a great idea is to enhance its layout every season as the best and easiest way for maintenance. Instead of reshaping the plants, the lawn, the wooden deck, the location of the pots and thus the entire garden landscaping, maybe a better idea is to get some new objects as new details of the landscape. It comes to some fine details and pieces that can pop up the true rustic essence of your small garden and next are a few…See More
Nov 25, 2015
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Nov 16, 2015
Lori Bender commented on Heather Roberts's blog post Don't Throw Away Fallen Leaves - You'll Need Them
"We gladly collect bags of leaves from town the day before pick up. We have used them as dry bedding for animals, mulching garden walk ways over newspaper in spring, around plants for winter and even as a bagged dog bed. It wasn't for him, he…"
Nov 3, 2015
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

Don't Throw Away Fallen Leaves - You'll Need Them

Fallen leaves are plenty in fall, that much you know. You likely spend hours every year raking and collecting those from your garden and backyard, only to dispose of them later. Well, you can do that, but you will be throwing away a useful resource, which can be utilised in your gardening efforts instead.There could be many fallen leaves in your garden, depending on how many trees you have or how many end up there from wind. Regardless of the amount, you need to make sure you utilise these…See More
Nov 2, 2015
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

Gardening In the Autumn- All You Need to Know

The crispier and cold days may soon put an end to the work in the garden, but not quite yet. You may need to wait a little bit before you place the lawn mower and the garden tools back in the garage. Autumn is a busy season when it comes to gardening. You need to plan and prepare your site for the spring, to clean up the gardening beds, to take care of the lawn, to perform overall garden clearance and manage the soils. Roll up your sleeves because there is still plenty to do in the garden.Basic…See More
Oct 21, 2015
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

A Guide to the Energy – Efficient Garden

Remove The Pests the “Green” WayWhen it comes to the gardening maintenance, you can save both energy and effort by leaving nature do the job for you. You don’t need expensive and toxic pesticides to keep the pests at bay. For instance, marigolds can take care of the beetles, while the ladybugs will feed on the aphids. Kill the weeds by planting fast – growing plants. They will prohibit the penetration of sunlight, leaving the irritants deprived of a vital energy source. Overwatering can also be…See More
Oct 15, 2015
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Oct 12, 2015

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7 Water Saving Tips for Your Garden

Posted on January 21, 2016 at 8:13am 0 Comments

Garden maintenance can be quite expensive. It requires special tools, fertilizers and of course...water. Lots of water! Luckily, there are different ways to save on the latter. Try to implement these seven ideas and your water bill will be significantly lower.

  1. Plant the right species…

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Tips for Designing a Stunning Terrace Garden

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 4:48am 0 Comments

Getting started on this will require you to work on things from several angles, as it will take a lot of effort and gardening to make it happen. In many cases you will need to do work hard on things alone, so this article will give you a hand with that so you can handle everything during such a task. A terrace garden is a bit more challenging than a regular garden, so make use of these tips to make it happen:…

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Winter Gardening Guidelines

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 7:28am 0 Comments

For a lot of people out there gardening is a summer or spring work that requires great patience and hard work to pull off. The cooler months of autumn and even worse – winter tend to be a time where we let our flower beds and plots sleep until the world around us warms up once more for the most part, rarely going beyond raking leaves.…

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Caring for Garden Trees in Autumn

Posted on December 9, 2015 at 5:10am 0 Comments

Every expert gardener knows how important it is to care for garden trees in autumn. Fruit trees are a great addition to every garden, and looking after them properly presents many benefits. Fruits are all delicious, but to ensure you receive these gifts, you must take your time and effort during the fall and coming winter to guarantee your trees stay healthy.…

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