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Archive for November, 2013


   Nov 30

Your Questions About Gardening

Maria asks… What’s “greener”: Growing your own vegetables or buying locally farmed seasonal vegetables? I’m keen on reducing the impact I have on the world. Yet it’s hard to know what’s best. I mean, you could look at growing your own vegetables… Say runner beans, or you could go to the local shop and buy [...]

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   Nov 29

Your Questions About Gardening

George asks… How should I separate my small garden from my grass? No experience with gardening!! I just bought a house with a small (4′ x 3′) garden in the backyard. Right now the garden is empty but I hope to get some flowers & bushes in soon. Do I need to separate the garden [...]

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   Nov 28

Your Questions About Gardening

Donna asks… Growing a vegetable garden in the pacific northwest? So this spring I have decided to start a vegetable garden! This is my first ever garden so I am here looking for some tips and pointers. I have done some research but would like to hear from others on things like what to plant [...]

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   Nov 27

Your Questions About Gardening

Betty asks… Has anyone ever seen a hummingbird do this? A few years back a female hummer came to my window feeder. In amazement, I watched as she had a baby on her back, while she fed. I had my camera handy, but could not get to the window carefully, before she took off. This [...]

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   Nov 26

Your Questions About Gardening

Robert asks… How do you get grown chickens to roost at night? We have three layers that never learned to roost at night. So instead of sleeping on the lovely roost we built, they pile up on each other in the corner of the coop. I don’t think it’s very healthy for them because they [...]

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   Nov 25

Your Questions About Gardening

Donna asks… What is a tywbil,It is an old garden tool,but for what purpose? It is an old garden tool,but for what purpose? GardenersCardiff answers: Here’s a website addressing it: http://www.oldtools.free-online.co.uk/greenwoodworkingrange.htm Sandy asks… Need help with a Mother’s day gift! Any good gardening things out there? My father passed away a couple months ago and [...]

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   Nov 24

Your Questions About Gardening

Susan asks… Where can I buy the seedlings in Singapore or online? I want to grow my own herbs(basil, rosemary, dill, etc). Where can I buy the seedlings in Singapore or online? GardenersCardiff answers: You can get them at Oh Chin Huat Hydroponic Farms,, 14A, Bah Soon Pah Road, Singapore 769970 (Phone) 65-67538011 You can [...]

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   Nov 23

Your Questions About Gardening

Carol asks… Where can I find some good resources on gardening and/or greenhouses? I’m especially interested in learning greenhouse and gardening techniques that aren’t expensive to maintain after the initial setup costs. I would be in a colder climate with 500-10,000 dollars to invest. Its a relaxing activity I think I’d enjoy that could pay [...]

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   Nov 22

Your Questions About Gardening

Laura asks… I want to start my own business but what to sell? With the growing success of companies like Jac Vanek, where the main product is just a simple rubber bracelet with a word on it, I’ve decided this is something I’d like to do myself. I just can’t think of a product! Any [...]

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   Nov 21

Your Questions About Gardening

Lizzie asks… How are gardening zones defined? Re:Vancouver Island, BC? I see lots of questions regarding gardening zones… Mostly US questions and I was just wanting clarification as to what it means exactly. GardenersCardiff answers: The standard hardiness zones refer to winter hardiness. A plant hardy to zone 7 will survive a low of 0º. [...]

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