General gardening advice - healthy gardens and plants

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How to control - ant control in the garden Control ants in the garden
When it comes to gardening, ants can be troublesome and sometimes downright painful, but did you know there is an easy solution to control these biting menaces. Ants can create many problems in the garden, such as building mounds in lawns, creating dry water repellent soils (especially in pot plants), spreading other pest activity such as scale and aphids not to mention the painful bites of many ants, such as the green ant or bull ant. More Info

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How to Grow - Indoor plant and watering care Indoor plant care
As the days get cooler, there is no reason to stop enjoying gardening. Actually, you can enjoy warmth and comfort by doing some gardening indoors. As winter draws closer there are a couple of things you need to do to enjoy superb indoor plants. Firstly, move indoor plants to the brighter, warmer areas of the house. Indoor plants still require some light to grow properly. However, don't position indoor plants in direct sunlight as the leaves can still burn, even in winter. An ideal position is in a brightly lit room with large window areas, but not in direct sunlight. More Info

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How to Control - Leaf Burn control solution How to control and treat leaf burn of plant leaves
All sorts of plants can be affected by leaf burn, particularly during the hottest times of the year. Leaf burn on plants looks terrible and is frustrating, but there are some easy precautions you can take to avoid this problem. Here's how
 

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How to Grow - growing plants from seed Growing plants from seed tips
There are two main methods of sowing seeds to produce wonderful crops of vegetables, herbs and brilliant displays of stunning flowers. These two methods are direct sowing, or sowing into germination trays for transplanting later. More Info

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How to Grow - pot plant maintainence and plant care Pot plant maintainence and plant care
We often wonder what gardening jobs we can do during the plant's non growing times. In fact there are several important tasks we can undertake to ensure our gardens stay beautiful all year, one of which is to give our pot plants an overhaul. Here is what to do

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How to Grow - Gardening tips for dry weather climate

Gardening tips for dry weather - climate
When the weather turns hot and dry it can sometimes make gardening difficult, but did you know that with a few simple tricks, you can easily create a flourishing garden in dry times. Here's how

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How to Grow - winter gardening and watering care

Winter watering and gardening care
During winter, there are some handy tips and tricks for healthy winter gardens.
Now that the cooler weather of winter is here, gardens don't loose as much water to evaporation as they do in summer. Because of this, soils can easily waterlog if over watered, particularly on the southern side of homes and in well shaded areas. More Info
 

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