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October 23, 2019

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In the winter, most people assume that nothing is growing, plants are dormant, and the hard work that goes into cultivating vegetables is over. But that is not the case. In fact, you can grow plenty of great vegetables in winter, extending the growing season and having crops ready to harvest before the rest of your neighbours brings forth their spring plantings. Some people are incredibly organized and plant things at the end of summer,…

Gladioli are stunning flowers you can grow from a bulb. They can get very tall, up to two meters in some cases which leads many people to question whether you can plant gladiolus bulbs in pots. You can plant gladiolus bulbs in pots but you need to make sure you find a variety that you prefer, one whose fully mature size fits whatever space you have and ideally not one of the taller varieties. The…

Gladiolus is a stunning perennial well-known for the tall flower spikes. It gives off a classic look to any garden. What’s more, when you grow gladiolus you can, of course, cut the gladioli flowers and add them to beautiful displays within you’re home. You can find gladioli in a variety of colours. No matter the colour they typically grow between 75cm which is just over 2ft and 175cm nearly 6ft for taller varieties. The taller…

If your going to a festival to have some fun, don’t forget to pack your groovy wellingtons, check out our top picksWearing wellies to festivals not only keeps your feet dry but it saves you from ruining a good pair of shoes in the mud. With festival season around the corner, you want to make sure you have in the festivities despite the weather conditions. Wellies were previously associated with farm work but now they…

The only downside of walking your dog is that you have to venture outside whatever the weather. To save you discomfort in rain, wind, snow and the cold, we review which jackets make the best dog walking coats. We list the pros and cons of each coat and detail the features that back our recommendation. Our Buyer’s Guide gives more information about your choices in selecting the best dog walking coat so you are always…