March 2013

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Mow the lawn ( yes…)

Mow your lawn now and you’ll enjoy a greener, denser and harder-wearing patch throughout the summer. Whether you want a bowling-green lawn or just a bit of grass for the kids to play on, regular mowing will improve the appearance of your lawn and help keep it looking its best.

Takes just 30 minutes

Or just a little longer if you have to remove all the snow in order to do it…

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Why do I like a mixed vase of tulips?

March 17, 2013
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  I hate the look of a mixed hanging basket or jumble of annuals, even a jumble of tulips.. Send to Kindle

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What NOT to do in your garden in March

March 6, 2013
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Start chitting tubers of seed potatoes. Have you ever tried to stop a potato sprouting? (ie chitting) If anyone can tell me how to stop them I’d be very grateful. You do not, it seems to me, need to lay them carefully in single layers in trays in a cool light frost free place…Just try […]

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