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How to: Raingardens, and vegetables under the downpipe

A raingarden is a (usually small) planter or mini-garden watered only by rain when it falls. They’re a lovely way of creating a garden feature, should you have the right kind of climate for them. The right kind of climate … Continue reading

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How to: Wicking beds

A wicking garden bed is basically one that works much like a self-watering pot. There is a water reservoir underneath the bed, and water wicks up from it through the soil to  reach the plant roots. They can be any … Continue reading

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