Is gardening just hard work?

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Tending a garden can be a chore. And the adage ‘we reap what we sow’, is a fact of life in the garden. For those of us who are avid green thumbs, there may be enough motivation maintaining a flourishing outdoor space . But is there something else which drives the gardeners’ pursuits? Intrinsic to our humanity is an innate …

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The Perfect Match – Attributes of the Ideal Garden Companion


Are these some of the traits you would look for in choosing a plant for your garden? Resilient Well rounded in character and self-disciplined Not greedy or overindulgent Smells and feels good Hardy- able to withstand extreme conditions Attractive features throughout the seasons When choosing plants for my own garden or someone else’s often these attributes are on the back-burner …

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