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Garden Annuals for Naturalizing

It is not generally appreciated that annuals are ideal plants for naturalizing or broadcast sowing. This is often how they grow in their natural habitat, and by using this method some striking effects can be achieved at very little cost, … Continue reading

07. June 2017 by admin
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The Cultivation of Half-Hardy Annuals

WHILE the cultivation of half-hardy annuals calls for slightly more attention than hardy annuals, there are no very great difficulties, and the extra facilities required can be confined to modest proportions. As their name suggests, half-hardy annuals will not tolerate … Continue reading

07. June 2017 by admin
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Saving Your Garden Seeds

THE fact that most annuals are raised from seed (a few can be propagated from cuttings) adds a greater significance and value to seed collecting. Practically every annual produces a rich harvest of seed, and collecting, drying and storing it … Continue reading

06. June 2017 by admin
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Garden Annuals

The plants mentioned in this website are, with certain exceptions, true annuals. That is, their seeds can be sown, they will germinate, reach maturity, bloom and produce seed again within a year or less, and then die. The period between … Continue reading

03. June 2017 by admin
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Varieties of Chrysanthemums to Exhibit

WITH so large a field from which to select, the grower is often confused when he comes to build his own selection. There will be the question of personal taste as to colour and form to be set against such … Continue reading

02. June 2017 by admin
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List of Greenhouse Plants

FOR the list which follows I have chosen a range of plants which the keen amateur might well consider as possible subjects for the greenhouse. The choice has been made to suit the warm or the cool house, and the … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by admin
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Propagating Greenhouse Plants

RAISING PLANTS FROM SEED THE raising of greenhouse plants from seed is, generally speaking, very easy, and hundreds of different subjects might well be raised in this way. An idea seems to have got around, that raising seed in a … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by admin
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Greenhouse Cultural Routine

ONCE the house is in readiness for the plants and all (or, at least, the essential) tools are at hand, a start can be made. No doubt the gardener has already decided what is to be grown, and this very … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by admin
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Greenhouse Equipment

Suitable Staging Stagings upon which plants are to stand can be made of slatted timber or can be covered with slates or corrugated-iron sheeting, and these covered entirely with small shingle, small breeze, ashes or grit to a depth of … Continue reading

29. May 2017 by admin
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Greenhouse Heating Methods

The question of which type of heating to use can be as perplexing to the novice as the question of whether there shall be any heating or none. Of course, the heated house can be of far more value than … Continue reading

29. May 2017 by admin
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