May Newsletter

Date Posted: 2 May 2017 

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Seed Treatments: Soaking, Scarification and Stratification

Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 1 August 2017 

Some seeds you plant may require special treatments. In this article we will explain what these treatments are, why they are necessary.

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Five Flowers That Anyone Can Grow From Seed

Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 17 July 2017 

Gardens look much more appealing with some color and life but many people don't know where to start when it comes to flowers. However some flowers are so easy to grow that all you have to do is sow, water and enjoy.

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Homemade Preparations for Pest, Disease and Weed Control

Author: John Mauger   Date Posted: 26 June 2017 

This article contains a range of homemade recipes/methods for controlling pests and other problems. While they are considered safe, only use them when and as needed as most are not selective and may kill beneficial insects as well.

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Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardeners

Author: John Mauger   Date Posted: 22 June 2017 

Integrated pest management is an ecosystem-based strategy that focuses on long-term prevention of pests or their damage through a combination of techniques such as biological control, habitat manipulation, modification of cultural practices, etc.

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High Rise Cucumbers

Author: Gregg Jacobson   Date Posted: 4 June 2017 

I decided to train the cucumbers up a trellis in order to make space for other vegetables and perhaps to avoid some of the fungus diseases, which are prevalent in a warm, moist climate. Off the ground the vines have good air circulation and little...

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