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May 09, 2018 | Donna Balzer

May in the garden

Middle-aged gardens are easy to enjoy

New homes offer garden "potential," but "middle-aged" homes have the garden goods. They are packed with free stuff: plants, patios, fences and fixtures. But how do you look after mature gardens this month?

April 15, 2015 | Donna Balzer

Trouble in paradise

Making the decision between sticks or stones in the garden 

newDonnawebIt started with a query from Ken.

"Donna, if I recall, you are not a fan of using cloth under stones in a walk to prevent weeds from coming up amongst the stones. I laid down some cloth, but must have bought a factory defect where they accidentally embedded grass seed in the cloth. Less than a week after I put the cloth down, grass was coming up. I am thinking of using a soil sterilizer."

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