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How to make a recycled Pallet Planter

Pallet planters Wooden delivery pallets are easy to find and make sturdy planters to brighten up your garden, balcony or yard.  Used stood on their edge they take up very little room on the ground but create an eye catching and practical vertical planter. Materials...

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Semi-Ripe Cuttings – When, What and How

When to take Semi-ripe Cuttings You can take semi-ripe cuttings from plant stems and use them to grow new plants for free.  They are just one type of stem cutting; you can take different types of cutting through the year - Hardwood cuttings are taken from November to...

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Autumn Colour with Small Garden Trees

Autumn Colour with Small Garden Trees When many flowering plants are finishing for the year you can still have autumn colour with small garden trees through their leaves and berries.  When choosing trees for a small garden you need to check the eventual height and...

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Long Flowering Viola cornuta

Long Flowering Still looking beautiful as summer slides into autumn, the long flowering Viola cornuta is a small (up to 15cm), but tough, border plant .  Its clear blue flowers start in late spring and continue all the way through to September.  It performs well in...

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