GARDEN KNOW HOW

Keeping Green in the Garden

How to be a green gardener with Sensible Gardening. Tips onhow to keep your gardening practices good for mother earth.

The garden is a great place to start and do your bit in healing the planet. With so much environmental pollution around us it’s easy to be overwhelmed and wonder what you can do to make a difference. Here are a few tips to keep your gardening green. GREEN SOIL The soil is the backbone of your garden and you…

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Control those Garden Bugs Organically

Controlling garden bugs organically with Sensible Gardening. Tips for organic pest control.

As summer progresses our gardens mature, weeds grow and bugs breed. If you’ve been keeping a clean, healthy garden free of pesticides etc. you should have a healthy balance of bugs verses natural predator and things will pretty much take care of themselves. Sometimes though in spite of our hard work and best intentions pests can get carried away and…

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A Few Good Bugs

Beneficial insects at Sensible Gardening and Living

What are beneficial insects? You will always find several kinds of bugs in the garden and not all are bad bugs. In fact, some are beneficial bugs worth encouraging. A beneficial insect helps to keep check of the bad insects, meaning less intervention by the gardener. Dragonflies are beautiful creatures and fascinating to watch. Usually found skimming over the water…

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