Outdoor Shower Drainage Issues

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Outdoor Shower Drainage Issues

While installing an outdoor shower isn’t exactly rocket science; there are plenty of considerations you need to keep in mind — especially with the drainage. Neglecting the drainage and other important maintenance features of your shower will result with an inadequate and dysfunctional shower area. Here are some tips on what to keep in mind […]

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Penstemon Digitalis | The White Beardtongue

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Penstemon Digitalis | The White Beardtongue

Think Penstemon digitalis, and you automatically match it with cottage gardens. Think beardtongue, and matching with a dragon with facial hair issues is not a far stretch. Yet, these virginal beardtongues could sit happily in most garden designs – and still not scare the kids. Penstemons were an annual fixture in my garden for many […]

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Rockeries and Alpine Plants | A Summer Project

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Rockeries and Alpine Plants | A Summer Project

Summer is upon us, and that often means spending a lot more time enjoying your garden. It also provides more opportunities to work in it. It may be a good time to start a fun and interesting new garden design project. One that will add some stunning floral beauty to your garden. A rockery can […]

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Looking for Some Weekend FB Garden Groups?

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Looking for Some Weekend FB Garden Groups?

Unless you’re a raving extrovert – there is no judgment here – finding people who share your gardening hobby can be….awkward. Community gardens are a good option. So too are picking the brains of stallholders at weekend markets. If you’re really adventurous, participating in a local gardening busy-bee may be a credible option as well. […]

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Are Tomato Plants Poisonous?

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Are Tomato Plants Poisonous?

Attempting to answer the question, “Are Tomato Plants Poisonous?” must be considered in terms of whom, or what, they are poisonous to. For the average human being, tomato plants and their leaves are not poisonous. The leaves and stems contain solanine, a glycoalkaloid poison that naturally occur in tomato plants, potatoes and eggplant. This toxin […]

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