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Aphids On Roses: Identify + remove with home remedy

Spring is a fantastic time to be in the garden – everything around you is waking up and signs of new life can be seen everywhere. On your rose bushes, you may also be able to spy signs of life: tiny aphids clinging to the stems and undersides of ...

Stihl BGA85 Cordless Leaf Blower Review

Choosing from the hundreds of different outdoor equipment designs can be confusing and time consuming. If you have always cleaned or maintained your outdoor area by hand, then continuing this labour may seem easier than deciding on which make and ...

How To Grow Leeks From Seed To Harvest

Leeks, sometimes referred to as the poor man’s asparagus, are members of the onion family that, instead of forming a bulb, form a long shank. Not only are these hearty vegetables easy to grow – they also provide lots of vitamins and minerals: C, A, ...

How Long Does It Take for Vegetable Seeds To Sprout

At the beginning of a new season, it is a great idea to consider what you can do to give your garden a head start. Doing this will often enable you to harvest more throughout the season as well as be able to harvest your produce earlier. One ...

How To Raise pH In Soil Fast: what to add

In chemistry, pH is a scale which ranges from 1 to 14 and is used to specify how acidic or alkaline a substance is. Acidic solutions have a lower pH number, while alkaline – or basic – solutions have a higher pH number. If the pH level is ...

How To Lower pH In Soil Fast: what to add and why

In chemistry, pH is a scale used to specify how acidic or alkaline a substance is. Acidic solutions have a lower pH, while alkaline – or basic – solutions have a higher pH. If the pH level is exactly 7, such as that of ...

What Is A Compost Tumbler: what do they do?

A compost tumber is a rotating drum with a hatch or lid which is opened to empty your composting materials inside. The lid is then closed and you turn a handle which rotates the drum around. This mixes the contents of the drum and keeps the heat ...

Are Crab Apples Poisonous To Dogs?

These tiny, tart apples can be a healthy treat for dogs, if served properly. Though the flesh of the apple is safe, the leaves, stems and pips are all toxic to mammals – even humans, if they consume a large quantity. Are crab apples poisonous? ...

Best Secateurs for Small Hands

It is important when gardening to use the proper tools for the task at hand. And while any pair of heavy-duty kitchen scissors could handle basic yard work such as deadheading flowers, or pruning foliage, the best tool for the job is a great ...

How to Sharpen Garden Shears

It could be argued that a gardener is only as good as their tools – having the right tool for the job makes working in the garden less of an effort and infinitely more enjoyable. While some tools are specific to certain types of gardening and ...