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Gardening in Gravel

Gardening in Gravel at Sensible Gardening and Living

The idea of gardening in gravel is not a new idea. With concerns of water conservation, the whole concept of dry land gardening or xeriscape has become very popular, and gravel gardens lend themselves perfectly to these ideas. Not to mention the Japanese have been using gravel gardens for centuries in their contemplation gardens. The physical attributes of gravel make…

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Visiting Your Own Garden

Corydalis Lutea with Sensible Gardening and Living

Every now and again I try to stop working in the garden and just take a slow tour around as though I were a visitor. I invariably pick weeds as I go along, but at least I slow down enough to notice odds and sods. This is something everyone should do now and again throughout the gardening season. The first…

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