Gardening

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Cats and Catnip

True Catnip (nepeta cataria), also known as Catmint, orginates from the Mediterranean and can be found along dry paths and hedgerows. It is a rather unobtrusive plant and for this reason you tend to find various cultivated forms in gardens. The low growing ones (15-30cm) are often used to pad…
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Keep Pests away from Pot Plants

If your pot plants are being attacked by crawling pests, just peel a clove of garlic and stick it in the soil. The essential oil of garlic repels such pesky nuisance and saves you from having to resort to nasty chemicals. Particularly useful if you are growing edible plants.
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Get rid of slugs and snails naturally

Just as plants are beginning to flourish in our gardens, so comes with it the pesky pest of garden snails and slugs. They hide during the day and come out at night, when it's cool and moist, to gorge themselves on our pride and joy of growing things. An effective way to…
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The Easiest Way to Remove a Splinter

The ones we are talking about are the really annoying ones that you pick up so easily. You work quite happily in the garden and move around a bit a wood and, yeap, you are suddenly aware that something has got poked into your finger. You may not even be…
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