Posts Tagged:productive backyard

WHY YOU SHOULD GROW CITRUS IN POTS

  Why grow citrus in pots Citrus are one of those plants that I think are a must in the garden. They have beautiful dark green foliage all year, sensuously perfumed flowers at various times of the year and then produce fabulously colourful edible fruit. They really are the most perfect garden specimen. However not…

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Top 10 Recipes using Broccoli

  Boil it, steam it, and stick it in a stew- no I am not talking about po –tay- toes like Sam from the Lord of the Rings- but the many uses for Broccoli. You only have to google broccoli to get a plethora of information about the nutritional benefits of eating Broccoli. It is…

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How to make Beetroot Relish

  I like to grow beetroot all year round by planting around 20 seeds a month. Now this normally allows enough for everyday salads, roasting and juicing, but every so often I get a few that grow too big to be used in this way. What I like to do with them is turn them…

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Growing organic strawberries

Growing organic strawberries   Love strawberries but worried about eating them or giving them to your kids, after all the bad press about the amount of chemicals they can contain? Want a great way of getting the kids engaged in growing something? Why not try growing your own organic strawberries- it’s easy! Strawberries will grow…

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The last of the summer vegetables

  The last of the summer vegetables It is not too late to put in a final crop of summer vegetables. So take some time this week to look at what has grown well for you over the last few months and been nice and productive. Think about which of these plants have you found…

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Things you need for your Productive Balcony

Hello Balcony Gardeners! So great to see you have followed us this far – we are now getting to the part of this series where YOU need to do some things! Now is the time where you need to start buying your supplies and getting ready to get your garden made up at home! So…

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What Plants Grow Best on a Balcony Garden?

The biggest issue that you will face in your productive balcony is making sure that you plant things that you know you are going to eat lots of, and producing enough of them to be helpful in your kitchen! My answer – vertical gardens. These will be ready made cedar privacy screens which will have…

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