Examining the Environmental Impact of Gardening

The thought-provoking saying “Gardening is not a rational act” is attributed to writer Margaret Atwood. Those words can confuse amateur gardeners, but those who have done it for years recognize the quote. The safest assumption is that, parallel to the act of love, gardening typically does not abide by definite reasonable lines.

 

In a planet that seems to progress non-stop to the ultimate electronic era and where individuals are generally glued to computer screens all day, an activity like gardening may look peculiar– or worse, only for old individuals. However, you don’t need to reach fifty to see the appeals of gardening. It also gives lots of benefits, and when you recognize, them it doesn’t come as a surprise why more individuals are… Continue reading..

Organic Gardening for Beginners ? What You Ought to Know About Setting Up a Lush Organic Vegetable Garden

I’m sure you’re aware of the tremendous amount of information and guides available on the internet pertaining to organic gardening for beginners.
And if you have managed to wade through some of that information, you’d realise by now that starting an organic vegetable garden takes a TREMENDOUS amount of hard, sweat dripping-work…But, there’s good news!
What you ought to know right now is that setting up an organic vegetable garden that produces some of the most rounded and juiciest tomatoes, tasty pumpkins, potatoes, cucumber, cabbage, etc can be simple and near effortless once you have the proper techniques in place.
You see, what I’m about to share is without a shred of doubt, the finest method of organic gardening for beginners. Trust me, when it come to making an organic vegetable… Continue reading..

Gardening calendar: mulch your dahlias

Mulch around dahlias left in the ground over winter
Mulch around dahlias left in the ground over winter 

1 Delightful dahlias

If you leave your dahlias in the ground as we do at Perch Hill, cut back and mulch them now. Reduce stems to about 3in (8cm) and attach a huge label. Then, upturn a bucket of compost or green waste over the head of each one. This will insulate them through the winter, so they’ll come back bigger, better and earlier next year.

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Spend a couple of

Landscape Gardening Made Easy

The landscaping of a garden is no longer something that is totally left to the professionals however if you plan on doing it yourself it is very important to do your homework beforehand. It is a natural instinct to want a beautiful garden as most people have a need to get close to nature and what better way to through your own garden. It is important to remember to look into skip hire, as you will need somewhere to put all the rubbish and debris.

It is a commonly said thing that work in the house is never done and this is very true. Regardless of what you do there is always something else that needs to be done and jobs will be jumping up and grabbing your attention… Continue reading..

Gardening calendar: mulch your dahlias

Mulch around dahlias left in the ground over winter
Mulch around dahlias left in the ground over winter 

1 Delightful dahlias

If you leave your dahlias in the ground as we do at Perch Hill, cut back and mulch them now. Reduce stems to about 3in (8cm) and attach a huge label. Then, upturn a bucket of compost or green waste over the head of each one. This will insulate them through the winter, so they’ll come back bigger, better and earlier next year.

2 Border control

Spend a couple of hours clearing