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  • Mid-September garden chores Mid-September garden chores

    Mid-September garden chores

    Well, that's it then, right? summer is as good as over. no more gin-and-tonics on the garden wall or dinners under the plum tree. no more garden tourists till next spring, either, and just as well. the annuals look leafy and leggy, the slug and earwig damage is starting to show, and even the...

    Published:

    2006-08-30 00:00:00

    Author(s):
    Charles Oberdorf
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    2006-08-30 00:00:00

  • Gardening FAQs Gardening FAQs

    Gardening FAQs

    What are the best plants for shade? any spot in your garden that gets less than four hours of sun a day is considered a shady spot. the key to successful growing here is the soil condition. use composted leaves and mulch to keep the soil moist and to provide humus. among trees, shade-lovers...

    Published:

    2006-06-28 00:00:00

    Author(s):
    Cindy Jacobelli
    Updated:

    2006-06-28 00:00:00

  • Urban garden fix-up Urban garden fix-up

    Urban garden fix-up

    When i bought my tiny semi in downtown toronto, i fell in love with the quiet street and was charmed by the hardwood floors. i saw the "potential" of the place and couldn't ignore the rightness of the price, either. i did, however, pretend not to see the backyard. it wasn't horrifying –...

    Published:

    2005-06-22 00:00:00

    Author(s):
    Jasmine Miller
    Updated:

    2005-06-22 00:00:00

  • How to: Build a conservatory How to: Build a conservatory

    Published:

    2001-03-24 00:00:00

    Author(s):
    Mishaal Khan
    Updated:

    2001-03-24 00:00:00

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