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Growing Strawberries in Containers

Growing strawberries in containers

There is nothing like a fresh grown strawberry. Store bought strawberries simply cannot compete for flavour with a strawberry grown in your garden. But not everyone has a garden. Not a problem as growing strawberries in containers works out extremely well. Growing Strawberries in Containers – How To Container Benefits: Picking your berries is much easier if you raise your…

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Reliable Plants For Hanging Baskets

Reliable plants for hanging baskets with Sensible Gardening

I’m already thinking about what I want to do for the veranda this year and I’m leaning towards more hanging baskets. Our nurseries are always full of gorgeous, ready made hangers but they come at quite a price. One thing for sure, there is an enormous selection of plants suitable for hanging baskets offered every year in our greenhouses. I know some…

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Garden Reflections for 2013

Petunia at Sensible Gardening and Living

At the end of every gardening year it’s a good idea to take stalk of what happened and how you feel about your gardening endeavors. Taking loads of pictures throughout the season is a a really good way to help jog your memory in the winter. When I reflect on my garden experience this year a few things jump out at…

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