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Creating the perfect place for shade loving plants

With climate change heralding more extremes of weather, creating the perfect place for shade loving plants could involve the construction of a shade house. Surprising as this might seem, this doesn't use any glass, polythene or artificial shade materials in its construction; it simply creates shelter by attaching horizontal timber lathes to a greenhouse-shaped frame. I've most recently seen .....

Creating the perfect place for shade loving plants

With climate change heralding more extremes of weather, creating the perfect place for shade loving plants could involve the construction of a shade house. Surprising as this might seem, this doesn't use any glass, polythene or artificial shade materials in its construction; it simply creates shelter by attaching horizontal timber lathes to a greenhouse-shaped frame. I've most recently seen .....

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The secret to tasty tomatoes

By the summer, tomato plants should be growing strongly with plenty of leaves, flowers and developing fruits, but it’s .....

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