Cat-Gardening Tall and True Tales from the Garden You can shrug off mild infestations of aphids from tender leaves and shoots with an old toothbrush! Victorians invented the ‘aphis brush’ or ‘greenfly destroyer’ which was similar! Earwigs often … Continue reading Cat-Gardening: True Tales from Old Gardeners
Something fishy for your gardening! Your fish tank can also do some green gardening for you! Just don’t throw away the dirty water left over from cleaning it! Treat your house plants to this fishy soup which is rich in … Continue reading Something fishy for your gardening!
Morning reminds you to choose a cactus and nurture it in your garden for the planet as it is one of the endangered plants requiring to be saved from the greed of commerce Continue reading Morning reminds you to plant a cactus…
Employ the Gerbera Daisy to refresh your indoor air! The Gerbera is a reckless, shameless show stopper and will never lose an opportunity to dazzle you with its thickly embroidered collars and glorious colours of pink, orange, white, red, crimson, … Continue reading Try out the Gerbera Daisy to refresh indoor air
An easy to make wire bin for composting! Either you are too busy or too lazy to make a regular compost bin. But you can make a nice wire bin, which can be easily assembled from fencing! Get an eleven-foot … Continue reading Composting in a Wire Bin!
Heap Composting for the Busy Person! If you are too busy to bother about composting, and yet feel the need to help the earth, you might like to try this easy method. Heap Composting is a simple option. Materials are … Continue reading Compost in a dustbin!
Set aside an area in the garden for WILDLIFE! Chaos can be very productive in your garden! A wild corner will soon buzz with life, inviting helpful insects! Provide shelter for birds as trees are vanishing due to concrete … Continue reading Invite Wildlife into your Garden!