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Gardening Books for Beginners

If you’re a first time gardener and looking to get a bit more general knowledge without being overwhelmed by technical detail, then Jennifer Stackhouse’s new gardening book, GARDEN is a great choice. The book opens with a lesson on watering your garden, a task that many people get wrong, so it’s a great place to…

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Why is it that “it never rains but pours”?

With over 100 mm (that’s 4 inches in the old scale) rainfall recorded in my own backyard over the last week I think webbing between my fingers and toes may become a permanent  and necessary addition.  We’ve had the month’s average amount of rain fall in just the first 3 days and there’s no relief…

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