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Wreaths – Not Just for Christmas

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Wreaths aren’t just for Christmas, which is very good news, as there are two …. let’s say, not quite finished… wreaths in our sunroom ,waiting patiently for attention that did not arrive before Christmas. I’m sure you can all relate to the rush that the weeks before Christmas become, and especially this year at our house, as my daughter has… Read more »

January Calendar of Gardening Events

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January 4th and 5th — Tacoma, Washington Volunteer to Build a Rain Garden The Washington Stormwater Center needs help in creating a Rain Garden. Volunteers are welcome on days above between 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration is required. Email: masonraingardens@gmail.com. www.wastormwatercenter.org   January 6th – 8th — Tampa, Florida Florida’s Largest Home Show Tampa Convention Center holds thousands… Read more »

Get-Well Zinnias

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My poor little daughter has been home sick from school, recovering from a nasty case of the flu. Don’t you love it when people you know, when hearing of a person suffering from such an illness, instantly say, “yes, there is something going around, isn’t there?” Well if that was ever true, it certainly wasn’t on this occasion. My unfortunate… Read more »

Latest News! Early Bird Discount Available – Harrogate Flower Show

16-18 September, Harrogate, UK Harrogate Flower Show Giant vegetables and Master Gardeners will be competing, and the North of England Horticultural Society  will be celebrating their 100th anniversary at this year’s show. Discounts available for tickets bought before the weekend. www.flowershow.org.uk/   Tickets on the day: Adults £14 Friday and Saturday £13 on Sunday Children under 16 go free On… Read more »

Organic Gardening – Autumn Jobs

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Fall rapidly approaches and soon you’ll get to put that mower away for the season.  All the husbands in the world can relax for a few months! Have a look at your mower to see if it will be sticking around for another season. Are there any parts rusting, falling off or been kicked too many times by a frustrated… Read more »

Gardening in Pots

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Dear Top Gardening Friends Old barrels and tea chests make great planters for a variety of shrubs, flowering plants and even small trees. Use them to vary the levels of your planting in a small area or visually break up larger areas to advantage. All kinds of plants may be grown in containers and moved around to create different combinations… Read more »