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Corrugated Raised Beds a Review

Corrugated Raised Beds a Review

A question that is often asked at garden centres, hardware stores and garden nurseries, would galvanize or corrugated iron be suitable for raised bed gardens. The answer is an astounding and qualified yes. The idea of having corrugated raised beds is a very practical and efficient method for constructing our raised beds and have proven themselves to be an unequivical success. There are a number of reasons as to why we might use this material in the construction of our…

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Garden Tower Review

Garden Tower Review

I suspect that not many of us have heard of the garden tower and what it can do for us from a growing perspective. We may have recently noticed the advancement and progress that we are making in the area of vegetable growing and horticultural endeavour, through perhaps, raised beds, wicking raised beds and all types of fancy planters and containers. However, from a growing perspective for the homeowner, this has to be one of the best inventions that has…

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Mini Garden Tiller Reviews

Mini Garden Tiller Reviews

Depending on what size of a garden we have out back and how heavy the soil is will determine the size of a rototiller that we would want for our garden tilling purposes. If the soil is of a clay type material, then it would obviously need some serious work. We could do this work with a spade and probably in the past would have done so, but there are easier ways nowadays and one of these is to use…

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Polytunnel Reviews

Polytunnel Reviews

We have written previously about polytunnels and what a great accessory they are for our gardening needs. A lot of people really liked the post and were enquiring if I would do some more articles on this topic. The polytunnel bug is catching and most gardeners that use these would find it very difficult to be without one going forward. We have covered the pros and advantages of gardening with polytunnels earlier on in this website, which can be read…

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Raised Bed Gardens- Review

Raised Bed Gardens- Review

For the professional, semi-professional or novice gardener, we are probably aware that raised beds will take the dredgery, hard labour and stress from our gardening chores. These raised beds will reduce a series of issues related to gardening and remove that hard digging that we always associated with outdoor gardening in general. No longer is the back-breaking exercise of firstly, having to dig or till the garden and then come along some days later and attempt to break-up the soil…

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Review of Raised Bed Frames

Review of Raised Bed Frames

The whole concept of gardening as we know it has changed considerably and continues to change at pace, with the arrival and discovery of raised beds. The benefits and advantages of this type of gardening are well documented and its no wonder people are really getting excited about this change of direction that’s now happening. The materials used for this type of gardening are primarily wood or timber ( approx 90% ), but people are also using plastic made raised…

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Raised Beds – Product Review

Raised Beds – Product Review

We have spoke a lot about what size is best for these raised bed frames and everyone that I have spoken to so far is in total agreement that the standard 4ft x 8ft bed frame is adequate for most backgardens and beginner gardeners. Regardless of what we are planting, this size bed frame will and should be sufficient for all our requirements in the early stages of our outdoor gardening adventures. Whether we are novices or professional gardeners, the…

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