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Archive for August, 2014


   Aug 11

Your Questions About Gardening

Mandy asks… How do you react when you are almost certain the cleaner at the hotel you’re in lifted a box of your coffee? It’s only $2 for a box of 10 sachets, but I believe it’s the principle of the matter. Now, I did not see him take it, but there is no other [...]

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   Aug 10

Your Questions About Gardening

James asks… Winterizing my garden – Zone 5? I live in Ottawa, Ontario. We often have unpredictable winters with not enough snow to properly insulate the plants. I put in new landscaping last year and many did not survive the winter. I don’t want to make the same mistake. Those that did, have grown to [...]

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   Aug 09

Your Questions About Gardening

Sharon asks… Growing vegetables.? I am thinking of using my very large garden to grow vegetables. Any tips on which are easiest to grow in the UK ( Shropshire ) I want to grow stuff that will attract as few as possible insects and pigeons. GardenersCardiff answers: Beginning a vegetable garden is a massive project [...]

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   Aug 08

Your Questions About Gardening

Steven asks… How to select garden tools? GardenersCardiff answers: Here are the basic garden tools: 1. A spading fork is your first tool. Before you plant anything, you will need to open and improve the soil. A spading fork looks like a pitchfork but has a shorter handle and wider tines. It is used to [...]

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   Aug 07

Your Questions About Gardening

Michael asks… can someone tell abouty building kit foir growing the mushrooms on our own in home or garden? GardenersCardiff answers: While commercial mushroom farms raise and package large quantities of mushrooms for consumers, packaged mushroom gardens give individual gardeners the opportunity to raise a small, indoor mushroom crop. These mushroom-growing kits include everything you [...]

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   Aug 06

Your Questions About Gardening

Linda asks… Can you redeem gift cards with different companies? What’s this I’m hearing about business’ accepting gift cards from other companies? Are all the major places like Best Buy, Home Depot and Wal-Mart in on this? I have a Khol’s card I’d rather use at one of these places. Any links with detailed info [...]

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   Aug 05

Your Questions About Gardening

Donald asks… where would be the best place to grow your own food? I like to eat fruits and vegetables raw, and I like to eat them right after being picked. I don’t like the idea of buying food at the supermarket knowing that the foods travel between 2,500 and 4,000 kilometers from farm to [...]

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   Aug 04

Your Questions About Gardening

Chris asks… How to keep aphids away organically in my garden? Very new to organic gardening. I am trying my hand in it this season. I fear aphids and want to know what I can do to prevent and get rid of them if this happens? GardenersCardiff answers: Lady bugs are all well and good; [...]

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   Aug 03

Your Questions About Gardening

Linda asks… What were your favorite experiences growing up? Mine, I use to love to roast marshmellows with my dad. Or play with my toy train that he made for me? What were your experiences? Aww to be a kid again. Some of your experiences were really refreshing to read! GardenersCardiff answers: I have wonderful [...]

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   Aug 02

Your Questions About Gardening

Charles asks… Find the dimensions of the bin with the greatest possible volume, to the nearest tenth of a metre? Teegan is building a storage bin with a lid in the shape of a squared-based prism to hold her gardening tools. she has 12metres-square of plywood to make the bin GardenersCardiff answers: The greatest volume-to-surface [...]

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