Ambrene Iqbal

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The Allotment in July

I’m so proud of how the allotment looks now, it’s a far cry from the weedy patch of land it used to be and I certainly don’t miss the stubborn soil …

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

Summer Goddess Sun Tea with Chamomile Syrup

Making sun tea is kind of like cheating. In the best way. It sounds fancy and tastes delicious, but requires less effort than you’d think. Our Summer …

Plant Me Now Review: Summer Bedding

I was thrilled to discover 3 boxes of summer bedding from Plant Me Now to review when I got back from Plymouth this weekend. They contained a …

Pest-Fighting Flowers

comments (20) April 27th, 2011<p><b>Greg Holdsworth</b>, contributor<p>187 users recommend<p>One of the great things about vegetable gardening is that at some point …

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The Unintentional Urban Farmer

Growing Herbs in Windowboxes

comments (16) August 6th, 2008<p>50 users recommend<p>by Frédérique Lavoipierre<br>April 1998<br>from issue #14<p>The sun set hours ago, and a steady, cold rain is …

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Herbs for Tea

comments (8) March 29th, 2012<p><b>susan belsinger</b>, contributor<p>14 users recommend<p>Here is a list of favorite herbs for tea. You can plant these in a garden …

Tomato Pots Growing Kit

Details<p>UK Standard Delivery: £2.95<p>"These Instant Veg Kits are a good way to start growing." City Planter Magazine<p>Grow your own tomatoes with our …

You Can Do It! First-Time Vegetable Gardening for the Black-Thumbed

Some of you may feel like no matter what you try to grow, it dies. Too much water, not enough water, too much sun, too much shade, or… it just dies …

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The 52 Week Salad Challenge Begins

Hurrah - lots of you have said you're up for the <i>52 Week Salad Challenge</i> and lo, here we are in week 1! We have people from the UK, France and the USA …

The Vegetable Garden

looking down on the veg. area<p>This page is for my information in future years, but I hope that you might find it useful too.<p>I have always used a …

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10 tips for growing blueberries in the backyard

Shares 3K<p>WANT TO SUCCEED with blueberries? Ask the guy with a Ph.D. in the subject, author of all the best books on home-garden fruit growing: Lee …

Shallow-Rooted Veggies for Growing in Window Boxes

When I moved into my first apartment, I planted veggies in the two front window boxes. But I did it pretty willy-nilly, without any research, and …

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container-garden tips, with bob hyland

container-garden tips, with bob hyland<p>Shares 538<p>USUALLY ON MEMORIAL DAY or thereabouts, I teach a series of container-garden workshops in my garden …

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Best Edible Garden Winner: BaDesign

The Best Edible Garden winner in our Considered Design Awards is Jennifer Ivanovich and Branden Adams of BaDesign, a multi-disciplinary design studio …

Giant ‘corpse flower’ that smells like rotting flesh attracts visitors to garden centre

and<p>A giant flower that smells like rotting flesh has surprisingly proven to be a popular attraction at a garden centre.<p>The large rainforest plant …

Edible Gardening 101

My vision was to make this the summer of learning how to garden. I was motivated by an obsession with peas -- I love fresh peas so I thought, <i>I'm going to grow fresh peas</i>. Then the fantasy started taking on a life of its own -- I could have those little French beans (haricots vert), I could have …