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Landscape Fabric Under Gravel (Should you or should you not)

Landscape fabric under gravel has become an essential component in gardening and landscaping projects, as it offers numerous benefits for both the aesthetic appeal and functionality of outdoor spaces. This helpful material serves as an effective barrier to prevent weeds from taking over, while simultaneously providing stability and protection for the gravel layer above.
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Natural Nitrogen Fertilizers

Nitrogen is an essential nutrient for plants to grow and thrive. Nitrogen is required to synthesize amino acids, proteins, and DNA; in other words, a deficiency in nitrogen causes stunted growth in plants. If you notice that your soil or plants lack nitrogen, don't worry, as this can easily be fixed. While there are myriad synthetic nitrogen fertilizers flooding the market, your best bet is using natural nitrogen fertilizer, and that is what this article is all about.
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UK Weeds – The 14 Most Common

The United Kingdom houses a wide range of weeds, and perhaps many of these are not easy to control. Only if you are well aware of the different weeds, can you effectively manage and prevent their growth. This article focuses on some of the most common weeds you can find in the UK, supported by some useful information on their appearance, type, and control measures.
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4 ways to preserve peppers

If you have a vegetable garden at home, you are sure to have one or more varieties of pepper plants growing among the other plants. You use them in most of your recipes in the growing season but can’t have enough of them throughout the year, right? Well, that’s because peppers, especially chilli peppers, have a very short harvest time here in the UK and hence you won’t be able to pick the freshly grown ones anytime you want.