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Small spaces – are never too small!

Posted on:
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
Author:
Lazy Gardener

I recently returned from a lovely holiday in New Zealand. I stayed with my Aunt for some of the time and travelled the glorious East and West coast of the North Island – I was really overcome at times at the amazing beauty of the place. What I wanted to share from my journey was, […]

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Raised garden beds – pros and cons

Posted on:
Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Author:
Chook Whisperer

I’ve got several pre-fabricated raised beds in my garden – the ‘tank’ type – and having used them for a few years, have got an idea of the good and bad points of this type of gardening. Here they are! Pros Saves your back: A 70 cm high raised bed brings the growing medium’s surface […]

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In mint condition: spearmint Mentha spicata

Posted on:
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
Author:
Lazy Gardener

This herb is a lovable rogue – don’t let it get the jump on you or it will take over your garden. I planted spearmint and that’s exactly what has happened. A profusion of spearmint. Lucky I like mint. So if you don’t want this to happen to you I suggest growing it in a […]

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