How to Naturally Remove Greenfly & Aphids from Your Garden
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by Lee Garden Ninja
3w ago
Greenflies, commonly known as aphids, are a persistent problem for many gardeners. These tiny, sap-sucking insects can cause significant damage to plants, leading to stunted growth, curled leaves, and a general decline in plant health. In some cases, an overwhelming number of greenflies on your plants can significantly reduce the flowering or fruiting potential of […] The post How to Naturally Remove Greenfly & Aphids from Your Garden appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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Start here: to begin your gardening journey!
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by Lee Garden Ninja
1M ago
There's no time to waste; let me, Lee Burkhill, show you how to use this site to go from zero to Garden Ninja in a matter of helpful guides and gardening videos. If you want to become a fantastic gardener, then let me help train you at your own pace! I'm an award-winning garden designer […] The post Start here: to begin your gardening journey! appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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How to design a garden for a rental property: top tips!
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by Lee Garden Ninja
1M ago
Designing a garden for a rented property can be frustrating and confusing, especially since you don't own the property or flat. For many renters and rental properties, the garden is ignored. Maybe a few lack-lustre container plants, pots, and many temporary bits and bobs. However, designing for a rental property can be far more enriching […] The post How to design a garden for a rental property: top tips! appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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Dioecious vs. Monoecious Plants: Understanding the Differences
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by Lee Garden Ninja
3M ago
In the world of plants, there exists a fascinating diversity of reproductive strategies, one of which is the distinction between dioecious and monoecious plants. Understanding these terms and their implications can provide valuable insights into plant biology and cultivation practices. This article will delve into the characteristics, advantages, and differences between dioecious and monoecious plants […] The post Dioecious vs. Monoecious Plants: Understanding the Differences appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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How to fit a green roof to a shed
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by Lee Garden Ninja
3M ago
Green roofs are incredibly versatile and beneficial to any garden. This guide on how to fit a green roof will show you how easy it is to green up your back garden shed. What has caused the increasing popularity of green roofs, though? Green roofs can slow down the flow of torrential downpours, enabling sewers […] The post How to fit a green roof to a shed appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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Garden aspects: understanding the direction your garden faces
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by Lee Garden Ninja
3M ago
Working out which direction a garden faces is one of the first things I do when I’m working on new garden designs. The garden aspect is a crucial part of garden planning. If you ignore the position of the sun in the garden you will struggle to find the correct plants. It also means you […] The post Garden aspects: understanding the direction your garden faces appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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How to repot a plant: container gardening top tips
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by Lee Garden Ninja
3M ago
Over time container gardens or pot-grown plants will need repotting to ensure further healthy growth and flowering. As gardeners, we may use containers to propagate plants from seeds or cuttings. We may also choose to use pots to allow us to move plants around the garden in and out of season. Potted plants can also […] The post How to repot a plant: container gardening top tips appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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How to plant bare-root plants, shrubs and trees: Ultimate guide to bare-roots
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by Lee Garden Ninja
3M ago
As a beginner gardener bare root planting can be a bit confusing. Usually, we tend to buy plants that are container grown and in full leaf (not with their roots exposed looking all sorry for themselves like bare root rose below). However, there’s a gardening secret that enables you to buy plants cheaply, with less […] The post How to plant bare-root plants, shrubs and trees: Ultimate guide to bare-roots appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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What is a Formal garden? How to design formal gardens for beginners
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by Lee Garden Ninja
3M ago
It can be easy to become confused between a formal and informal garden style. Certainly, because some fusion gardens mix the two muddying the design waters. This garden design guide to formal gardens will show you how to spot one, design a formal garden and why you may choose one for your own garden space. […] The post What is a Formal garden? How to design formal gardens for beginners appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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Prairie Borders; How to design & plant for a small garden
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by Lee Garden Ninja
3M ago
Updated 2024: You may wonder what exactly prairie planting is and why it is now so fashionable. Well, the world-famous Piet Oudolf was one of the forerunners in bringing prairie borders to the masses. His creative designs featuring informal shapes block planted with the same species or colour have become his trademark. If you’re still […] The post Prairie Borders; How to design & plant for a small garden appeared first on Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill Garden Design ..read more
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