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Five Reasons Why Gardening Is Great For Kids

5 reasons why gardening is great for kids

Connecting your children with nature can be as simple as getting into the garden. Here’s why it’s such a good pick. The cooler months through autumn and winter are the best time to plant natives in your garden. By this time of year there’s usually been some good opening rains, …

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The Surprising Health Benefits Of Gardening

The surprising health benefits of gardening

Whether you’re growing fruit and veggies, flowers or succulents, getting your green thumb on can have a surprising number of health benefits for you and your family. Stay fit and active in the garden Depending on the size of your garden, maintaining it can be also be a great way …

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Gardening For Older People

Gardening For Older People

Gardening has many health and therapeutic benefits for older people, especially edible gardening. Garden beds, equipment and tools can all be modified to create a garden that is interesting, accessible and productive. Some medical conditions and physical disabilities may restrict or prevent older people from participating in gardening. However, with …

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The Joys Of Gardening

Joys Of Gardening

Why garden? In our busy lives, some people may overlook gardening, seeing it as something retirees do, just to pass the time. But as the recent ‘stay at home’ period demonstrated where, antedotally, it appears that plant sales have increased as well as the strong support for the Gardening with …

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Easy Gardening Cucumbers

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Cucumbers are grown for eating fresh or preserving as pickles. They mature quickly and are best suited tola rger gardens. However, they can be grown in small areas if the plants are caged or trellised. Site selection Although cucumbers do best in loose sandy loam soil, they can be grown …

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Easy Gardening Cucumbers

Cucumbers Agrilife

Cucumbers are grown for eating fresh or preserving as pickles. They mature quickly and are best suited to larger gardens. However, they can be grown in small areas if the plants are caged or trellised. Site selection Although cucumbers do best in loose sandy loam soil, they can be grown …

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Fermented Pickles