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Garden Fun Gardening News and Tips
Posted: 30 March 2017
Water the young plants thoroughly in their trays, and leave them to drain for an hour or so. Dig over the chosen area thoroughly and remove any weeds.
Garden Fun Gardening News and Tips
Posted: 28 March 2017
Look out for the right container. Choose the correct potting soil. Plan before planting and after planting continue giving the right care for your container garden to flourish.
Garden Fun Gardening News and Tips
Posted: 09 March 2017
The colour wheel helps you understand the connections between colours. The colour wheel contains the three primary colours - yellow, red and blue and all other colours are combinations of these basic colours.
Garden Fun Gardening News and Tips
Posted: 01 March 2017
Plant food basics: A good gardening practice is to use fertilizers in conjunction with organic matter, such as compost, to retain and improve the structure of the soil. A good plant food contains the main nutrients, Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K) and micro nutrients.
Garden Fun Gardening News and Tips
Posted: 23 February 2017
Consider the type, colour and size of hanging basket you wish to use and the colour, texture and desired proportions of the design you have in mind. Will it be growing in a sunny, shady or partially shaded position? Which plants will give the desired effect?
Garden Fun Gardening News and Tips
Posted: 21 February 2017
Prevention is always better! Harmful insects and diseases usually attack weak unhealthy plants. As soon as you see signs of pests or diseases check whether the plants are being fed and watered correctly and are growing in suitable conditions to their needs. If there are problems, even when co...
Garden Fun Gardening News and Tips
Posted: 20 February 2017
Water thoroughly between regular drying out phases to encourage roots to grow deeper. If plants are wet all the time, they develop a shallow root system and roots may begin to rot. Water plants according to their needs, the rainfall and soil type in which they are grown. Clay soils remain wet...