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Greenhouse Insulation for Winter

Greenhouse Insulation Using Bubble Wrap For the second time this week I’ve had to scrape the ice of the car so there is no denying the temperature has dropped and it’s time to think about greenhouse insulation.Greenhouses are great as they extend the growing season at both ends and properly insulated and heated you can grow fresh salad leaves and … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Ideas

Greenhouse A greenhouse is a fantastic addition to any garden as it not only extends the growing season at both ends, but also widens the choice of things you can successfully grow in the UK with its erratic and challenging weather conditions. A greenhouse provides you with your very own micro-climate letting you control the temperature and the humidity in a sheltered … Continue reading

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Children’s Wooden Playhouses

Children’s Wooden Playhouses A children’s wooden playhouse can be a wonderful addition to any garden and now is a great time to invest in one. The summer holidays are well and truly upon us and the long school free weeks are stretching out before us to infinity and beyond! The end is not yet in sight and it will be … Continue reading

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Rain,rain go away(no really enough is enough!)

Met Office confirms wettest June in over a century! June 2012 is officially the wettest month on record according to Met Office figures. We have experienced double the average amount of rain falling over the UK.This really comes as no surprise as not a day has gone by without the need for an umbrella or donning a fetching rain mac … Continue reading

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Keep Fit – by Gardening!

Yes, you did read the headline correctly; you can actually keep fit by getting outdoors and doing some gardening. The New Year’s resolutions have probably already gone out of the window, especially where keeping fit is concerned, but getting out and looking after your plants or chopping away some dead branches is a great way of getting some much needed … Continue reading

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Gardener To Send Compensation To School

Here at Garden Eco, we love to see Gardens bringing people together, and the latest news from Linton is rather on the heart-warming side, even if it’s origins were not so pleasant. Brian Storer, a gardening enthusiast had been given a ‘three figure sum’ by the Shrewsbury Flower Show, when thieves made away with 20 out of his 24 entries … Continue reading

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Gardening Can Improve Behaviour In Children!

That’s right, parents, the ultimate reason to get the kids outdoors and helping you with the garden has arrived! A poll conducted by the Royal Horticultural Society has revealed that more than eight in ten of the surveyed parents garden regularly with their children. What’s even more interesting is that on many occasions, the knowledge of the children is already … Continue reading

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