March

Giving life to 2021’s trends Trends Article

When life gives us manure, gardeners make compost! As such, Life is a Garden would like to invite all green fingers to welcome 2021 as The Great Reset – a time to reconnect with our home space, a chance to grow food and deepen our connection with nature, an opportunity to shape remote working environments, and the ideal excuse to expand outdoor entertainment areas.
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March Checklist

How’s them flowers looking? Are you prepped for cool-season crops? Make sure you’re clued-up on how to get down in the March garden here: https://bit.ly/39F2I7W
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March Checklist

March in the Garden Checklist Gardening Checklist

As the last month of summer comes to an end, it’s time to start preparing the garden for autumn and winter growing.
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companion plants

Why your veggies need friends Companion Plants

Companion planting means growing certain plants close together for their mutually beneficial effects, such as pest protection or growth enhancement.
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April in the Garden There is no planet B!

Let us nurture our planet Earth by using sustainable practices and nourishing our soils so that they can continue to produce healthy food for us all.
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March in the Garden Happy autumn and a merry March, maintenance month!

Happy autumn and a merry March, maintenance month! It’s time to prepare those beds for some annual autumn planting and sow them seeds for the new season.
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Colour your garden bluetifully Classic Blue - Colour of the year

In a world of constant hustle and bustle, the trend forecasters at Pantone thought everyone could do with a little time out.
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Water Wise Watch: Mar 2019

This month at Water Wise March is the month of water! This month we celebrate water, nationally and internationally, with National Water Week from 17-23 March, and World Water Day on 22 March.
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Pride of India/Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia Black Diamond)

This new and very dramatic Crape myrtle  (Pride of India) has dark black leaves forming a vivid contrast to its vibrant purple blooms.
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Lily Turf (Liriope Evergreen Giant)

Liriope provides a strong, regular shape and evergreen colour throughout the year. They are an ideal specimen for containers or mass plantings.
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Blue Echeveria (Echeveria secunda)

Echeveria is a large genus of succulent rosette like plants that are spectacular in flower beds and pots.
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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis grandiflora ‘Boreas Yellow’

The perfect island dream. Spectacular long lasting large bright yellow flower with a burgundy centre.
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Carex Eversheen

This ornamental grass forms a low cascading clump of leathery dark green leaves with cream margins.
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Edible Gardening for March – 6 ways to improve your exotic pet’s health with fresh greens

Dogs and cats make loving pets, they’re always ready to greet you when you arrive home. 
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March in the garden

Early autumn is like an alternative spring and March is actually the best month to plant new trees and shrubs.
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Water Wise Watch: Mar 2018

This month at Water Wise "Nature-based Solutions for Water "We all know that water plays an important role in our everyday lives, and that we cannot live without this precious resource.
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What to do about cutworm on your plants

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for March, cutworm, will often leave seedlings or grass looking fine one day, the next day they have wilted or collapsed What does this mean for me/my plants?
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Popular Petunias

Surely there’s not a living soul who has not heard of petunias at some time or another in their lives, such has been their popularity since the dawn of time, well almost.
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Super Smoothies

Super Smoothies for Autumn

Smoothies are a great way to use your home-grown fruit and veggies, and to get your daily requirement in a quick and tasty meal.
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March in the Garden

It’s not really autumn in the garden yet, March in the garden is simply late summer with a ‘day-old beard growth’ – a lovely time of year when there is much to do and to plant in the garden…     May the forest be with you!
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