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Have Your Landscape and Eat It Too!

Edible landscapes are a good way to have the best of both worlds. Edible landscaping is using food producing plants in a decorative setting.There are many attractive trees, shrubs and plants that can be grown for more than just their good looks. An edible landscape can be made up of all food producing plants or a mixture of decorative plants and food producing plants.

Before you start to plant, plan first.

There are some important factors to consider before you choose the plants you want to grow. Most food producing plants require a minimum of 6-8 hours of daily sun. Salad crops can tolerate... Read full story...

Getting the Little Ones Into Growing

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Outdoor Planters For Seasonal Colour

 Outdoor winter planters are gaining in...

Snow Can Be a Good Thing for the Garden

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Ming Aralia, Exotic and Airy

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Protecting Roses Over Winter

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Amaryllis Beauty Just Weeks Away!

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Growing your Own Brussels Sprouts

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