Urban Meadow Garden Design

  In this small courtyard, I tried to overcome the challenges of the limited space, and shade caused by the surrounding high walls. The garden is situated in a temperate climate, where summers are warm (average 20-25 Celsius) winters are are mild with a minimum of -5 Celsius. It is essentially a meadow garden with […]

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Aquaponics in a Nutshell

Aquaponics is a method by which you grow plants and nurture aquatic animals together in a system that recirculates the nutrients produced, to the benefit of both plants and animals. The aquaponics approach is gaining in popularity as a sustainable gardening method. You can grow any living plant like herbs, flowers, vegetables, and fruits. The […]

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Landscaping Your Yard – 4 Tips to Consider

If you’ve dreamed of having a beautiful yard like you see in magazines, but think it’s too difficult, think again. Often very simple design options can transform a plain, boring yard, into something all your friends will want to visit. As you are deciding how to landscape your yard, take time to study yards you […]

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An organic garden.

How to Extend the Life of Perennials

Most beginning gardeners assume that a perennial plant will come up year after year without much effort on their part. For some types of plants, this is absolutely the truth, but for most, a little TLC will go a long ways to keep the plant healthy and blooming year after year. Planting the Plants in […]

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How to Start a Garden with the Right Plan

The key to creating a beautiful garden, no matter how large or small, is to plan ahead. When you first open the seed catalogues in the spring, or make your first trip to the garden center, try to visualize the theme you’d like to have in your garden. Do you want a rustic country garden […]

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  • Shad
  • December 21, 2015
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Garden lettuce and radishes.

Why Choose Organic Produce?

The battle between organic produce and store bought goods has been raging for a while now. Most supermarket bought fruits and vegetables can contain artificially added chemicals and pesticides. Organic, home grown produce is the only way to know that the food you eat is “what it says on the tin” and is truly good […]

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  • Shad
  • November 27, 2015
  • Blog