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The Garden Cloche

The Garden Cloche with Sensible Gardening

The term cloche is a French word which simply means “ bell ”. The first cloches used in gardening were bell shaped glass jars with a top handle which were inverted over the plant to be protected creating individual, mini greenhouses. Other types were made of straw, which were used to protect newly planted specimens against sun scorch and wind…

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THE ART OF MAKING MORE

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Plant propagation, making more of something you already have. An often underused method of increasing the beauty of your garden beds from what you already grow. Many garden plants are easily grown from the seeds they produce, by division of the mother plant or from stem cuttings. All methods are not particularly difficult but are extremely economical. Some plants are…

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