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COVID-19, gardening, happiness, health, self help -

With the current state of the world at the moment, you might be thinking it’s a good time to start a veggie garden. Here are 3 tips to help you get your veggie garden underway to save money, reduce your dependence on the supermarket, and negative impact on the environment.  Plan ahead If you’re new to starting a veggie patch, it would be wise to plan ahead to avoid wasting your time and money, that may very well be why you’re here. Consider the space you have, how you can best utilize it, consider the veggies you’re most likely to...

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COVID-19, gardening, health, self help -

As the supermarkets become less and less comfortable places to be as a result of the coronavirus you may want to reduce your dependence by growing a veggie garden. Here are 4 crops you can start today that will be ready for your kitchen in just 3 weeks.  Pea shoots Sow thickly into takeaway trays on the windowsill or seed trays in the greenhouse, cover with more compost, and within three weeks, you can snip sweet pea-flavoured shoots for salads. Rocket Sow directly into pre-watered soil, keep in the sun or shade, the soil must stay damp, and you'll see...

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