How To Attach Fence Panels To Fence Posts How To Attach Fence Panels To Fence Posts

October 26, 2014 by  
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When you’re building a new fence to line your border or you have to replace some broken fence panels, the task ahead isn’t particularly difficult especially if you have a helper available, even if it’s only to pass you nails, screws and the hammer or screwdriver at the right time, you can complete the task […]

Shaping Bonsai Trees Shaping Bonsai Trees

July 1, 2012 by  
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Every home can benefit from the beauty created when shaping trees to add character and distinction to a garden. Creating specific forms and training trees to grow in predetermined patterns has been an art form for the last several hundred years and is also known as Pooktre. The ultimate Pooktre artist Peter Cook created his […]

How to Feed Your Plant Correctly How to Feed Your Plant Correctly

September 28, 2011 by  
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If you mulch the soil with well-rotted manure or garden compost you will have already provided your garden with much of the food it needs. Gardeners require plants to put on an unnaturally spectacular display and also to grow in unnatural proximity to other plants. For plants to develop and thrive in this way, you […]

How to Grow Fruit Trees How to Grow Fruit Trees

September 28, 2011 by  
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Tree or ‘top’ fruit grows on a hardwood tree. Try to buy trees from a specialist supplier. Explain carefully about their intended purpose and position to avoid spending time and effort on something unsuitable. Fruit trees do not come true from seed or pips. Most fruit trees are ‘grafted’ or joined on to the root […]

How to Make the Most of Damp Soil in Your Garden How to Make the Most of Damp Soil in Your Garden

September 28, 2011 by  
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Damp soil can be divided into three main categories: 1. Soil that retains a high percentage of water and easily becomes waterlogged. 2. Soil that is permanently wet or boggy due to a constant supply from water such as an adjacent river or an underground stream. 3. Soil that is subjected to periodic flooding. Each […]