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1. Creating Calm
Believe it or not but anxiety, and not obesity, is becoming the world’s number one health issue. Much has been written on stress but it seems that more is necessary – as everyone is affected.
Why not follow the advice that comes from the 2018 Garden Trends Report from the US Garden Media Group?
2. Herbs in Action - BAY LAUREL
Bay leaves are an important part of many wonderful sauces and main dishes, and nothing can beat the flavor and aroma of fresh-cut Sweet Bay leaves. The tree is easy to grow and does very well in containers – here is all you need to know to grow your own fresh Bay leaves!
3. Pineapple Pots
Up to a challenge of sorts? Got some patience, curiosity and some adventurous currency to spend in your container garden? Then spend it here by growing pineapples in pots. Let it be an annual event in your balcony garden as you grow new plants for a regular crop. Achievement in a container for sure!
4. Sweet Bell Peppers
Sweet bell peppers are a garden favorite and very easy to grow in containers. Here are the tips you'll need to harvest a wonderful crop of sweet peppers right from your porch or patio.
5. DIY Hypertufa pots
HYPERTUFA is home-made artificial rock that is versatile, pretty, and fun to use. You can make all sorts of things with it, your imagination rules. Need some custom-made pavers? Want a new bonsai pot? Want to make a Japanese lantern yourself? Here is a medium for great garden projects.
6. Plant a Tree in a Pot
Artistry in a container could be a million and one things and it could be a tree. Trees are easy to grow, easy to care for, form good focal points, can offer fruit and beauty and calm and confidence, just ask anyone who is growing one already. Why not join them? Start planning now!
7. Grow Garlic!
Just add organic garlic to your diet and your health will improve. All sorts of diseases and poor living lifestyles can be mended. That’s the promise Nature makes when you take advantage of this amazing vegetable ... or is it an herb? Whatever - grow some soon and you won’t look back!
8. Killing your Plants Part Three
We seem to keep making mistakes, often unknowingly, that lea t poor container gardeining actions and dead or dying plants. It's easy to avoid these, and if you have read parts one and two of this series, then you've seen how to change if you need to. Temperature? Roots? Fertilisers? Neglect? Phew!
9. Why Garlic?
Garlic is one of those vegetables that everyone can grow and that everyone should grow - it is so healthy and crammed with vital minerals and it seems crazy to suggest that a clove of garlic swallowed whole a day will help keep the doctor away ... sorry apples! If you haven't grow it yet please try!
10. Kids in the Garden
Get your children into the garden and with your containers early and set them up for a lifetime of pleasure, good eating, sensible lifestyles and some very valuable life lessons that become natural extensions of their characters rather than stressful additions learnt grudgingly. Go green early!
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