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Saffron. Could This be The World’s Most Expensive Aphrodisiacs?

Saffron is known to be one of the most expensive ingredients in the world and adds that wonderful yellow colour to rice dishes but unfortunately the majority of us can’t afford it and, if you’re like me, you end up using turmeric instead.

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What Exactly is a Garden Corm?

Some of our best loved garden bulbs are actually corms. Can you tell the difference?

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Types of Fall Flowering Plants

Are you interested in knowing some Fall flowering plants? Creating a showcase of Autumn colors to your landscaping project can brighten any corner.

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Autumn Flowering Bulbs, The Unappreciated Gems of The Fall Garden

Learn about fall blooming bulbs from the author of the Treetops and Tidepool series. Plant in early August for splendor in the garden come fall.

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A Winter Garden, or How to Plan and Plant Winter Blooming Shrubs to Lighten Up a Drab Winter Landscape

Gardening tip for choosing the right flowering shrubs for winter bloom, and ways to bring life and color to a otherwise drab winter landscape.

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Plant Some Colourful Bulbs Ready for Spring

Spring time arrives and our plants start to awaken from their winter sleep.

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The Prettiest, Easy-to-Grow Blue and Purple Flowers for Your Garden

If you’re worried and frustrated try for five minutes, to concentrate on the movement of one blue flower in the wind. See what a soothing effect it has on your mood and negative, oppressive energies.

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How to Force Bulbs

For those that want to know how to force bulbs to flower at different times of the year rather then the normal flowering time espcially at xmas. Infomration on the best ways to force bulbs.

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Planting Bulbs in The Garden

Extended information about bulbs including buying tips,where to grow,cultivation,care after bloom,propagation and a few choice bulbs I would recommend. All images are by author.

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Old-Fashioned Garden Plants for an Overgrown Garden

The old-fashioned illustrations of English “weedy” gardens can come alive in your own backyard with a little time and encouragement. Cultivate the feel of an old garden grown wild using several flowering garden favorites.

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