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There is nothing better than a gorgeous warm summer’s morning spent pottering in the garden. The sights and smells of your favourite flowers, vegetables and shrubs can be truly magnificent. Add to this the pleasant company of some softly buzzing, equally busy mini-friends and you’ve got yourself the perfect start to the day.
pH measures the acidity or alkalinity of your soil and can make the difference between happy, healthy and luscious plants and a wilting, high maintenance, unsatisfying garden. Knowing the pH of your soil is essential for anybody beginning to grow in a new area. Luckily, testing the pH of your soil is simple.
The versatility of herbs has almost no bounds. Their varied flavours, distinctive fragrances and countless health benefits are used world wide. However, their diverse textures, shapes and colours also make herbs ideal for delightful and truly unique decorations.
Whether it’s for strength, aesthetics or sports, abs, biceps and glutes are hot property much prided by those who have them and much desired by those without. But, often it is argued that good looking, strong muscles are not achievable without a meat heavy diet – this is a misconception. Once you’re in the know, any health conscious gardener can get ripped on their own produce.
Each month of the year brings with it a series of gardening duties that must be taken care of…some of which are admittedly much less enjoyable than others. Nevertheless, it’s the only approach to gardening that’s guaranteed to prevent the whole thing falling into disarray and summarily requiring back-breaking labour to once again get in check.
Taking the ‘a bit at a time’ approach makes gardening manageable and does wonders for your chances of succeeding. So with June fast approaching, here’s a quick checklist of the things you should be looking to be do before the calendar flips to July: