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Make your garden that EXTRA bit inviting for the summer months with the addition of fairy lights! Here's some inspo on how you can add them to your garden design.

13 magical ways to use fairy lights in your garden

Make your garden that EXTRA bit inviting for the summer months with the addition of fairy lights! Here's some inspo on how you can add them to your garden design.

Living willow tunnel with wooden pathway        We have a living Willow "house" at our Library in the Children's Garden....this one is lovely too.

Living willow tunnel... stock photo by Thomas Alamy, Image: 0269194

Living willow tunnel with wooden pathway... Image:0269194 - Stock photo from GAP Gardens, garden & plant photography

Creepy Crawly Towers. Might make one of these. We Have tons of cement blocks, Branches and pine cones. Hmmm

How to make a mini wildlife stack for your garden

Garden designer and blogger Dawn Isaac's step-by-step guide to creating your own insect hotel

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

Allotments are such creative places. My gramps used to have four, each with it's own fantastic makeshift shed that I'd spend hours dissecting.

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How to plant garlic in Autumn; a guide to growing this easy crop for use in your cooking next Summer.

How to grow garlic: a step-by-step guide - Growing Family

How to plant garlic in Autumn; a guide to growing this easy crop for use in your cooking next Summer.

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Water brings a magical quality to your garden | Create a mini pond | #homesfornature

How to Make a Small Pond | Ideas for Wildlife - The RSPB

Water brings a magical quality to your garden | Create a mini pond | #homesfornature

The Spring Allotment and Garden: A Vegetable Growing Guide Cheat Sheet

I'm sharing an amazing " Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet" infographic with all my readers; it's a chart that shows you just how to organise your veggie plot.

SET: 13 Vegetable Garden Stone Marker Painted Rocks -- Less than 2.25 Each in a Set! SPECIAL 10% OFF!

SET 13 Bright Vegetable Garden Stone Marker Painted Rocks -- Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit Garden Stones - Great Gardener Gift @TheDoodlingMoon

*Please read all item details including size, future care and recommendations* These are the most popular garden stones in the shop! They have a bright white background and are done in vibrant colors making them really pop! They add character, charm and fun making them the perfect small garden accessory! These are sold as a set, a bakers dozen. This is an excellent year round gift for the gardener! These can be made with any vegetable/fruit/herb. If you'd like a different variety than the…

Amazing Uses For Old Pallets - 40 Pics on imgfave

Amazing Uses For Old Pallets - 40 Pics on imgfave

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Sweet little veg patch. Keep things small so you can keep on top of the work

Quilters Cottage Garden

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How To Label Your Veggie Patch

How To Label Your Veggie Patch

What a great way to get kids involved in the gardening and teaching them the names of the food they eat too!

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How to Make a Compost Bin DIY Projects Craft Ideas & How To’s for Home Decor with Videos

DIY Projects, crafts, instructions for how to make things. Best blog for those who love DIY, homemade projects, home decor, fashion, jewelry, art, recipes.

Allotment Heaven: Comfrey fertiliser. Sort your Comfrey roots out every year and you'll have a bunch of Comfrey growing.This is THE BEST fertilizer out there

Comfrey fertiliser

Here's another natural fertiliser that's easy to make. You may have been cursing the comfrey for its vigour as you hacked it down once again, but quite apart from its usefulness it’s also a very attractive plant to have growing around your plot that attracts bees. If you're interested in producing natural fertilisers you may also find the post on nettle fertiliser of use. Comfrey is a perennial herb with a black turnip-like root and large hairy broad leaves and produces small bell-shaped…