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Slug and snail deterrent ~~ Don’t dump out that last bit of coffee that you didn’t finish, throw it in a spray bottle and spray your plants to naturally deter slugs and snails. Also, you can make a slug “fence” around the garden with the grounds. This is a double bonus because as the coffee grounds deter slugs, they are also a great addition to soil and earthworms love them!

from Mail Online

The private passions lurking behind our privet: HEDGE BRITANNIA BY HUGH BARKER

Our hedges support butterflies, bees, bugs, birds, snails and small mammals, and a large variety of plants. Barker describes them as ‘something of a smorgasbord for wildlife - providing caterpillars, berries, rosehips, earthworms and mice for owls . . .’ Even garden hedges, in towns and cities, support a diversity of flora and fauna,...


This month's theme for Urban Jungle Bloggers is all about dressing your plants in creative plant pots. This is a very important topic for house plant owners because unless we have built-in planters around the house, your plants are likely going to be in some kind of stand-alone container that needs to "play nice" with the rest of your decor. In this blog post, I'll tell you about where I got some of my planters and my approach to buying them. Something important to note: most of my p...

from Gardening Know How

Worm Composting – Taking Advantage Of Earthworm Benefits In The Garden

Adding Worms To A Compost Pile – How To Attract Earthworms ...

from Pint Size Farm

Red Wigglers vs Earthworms in Compost

red wigglers vs earthworms. Learn the difference so you can better use them in vermicompost and your garden! Found at

10 Facts I Learned About Earthworms … the best composter in the garden | Mom with a PREP | #prepbloggers #infographic
from Mom with a PREP

10 Facts You Always Wanted to Know about Earthworms but Never Bothered to Ask #vermicomposting #composting #garden

10 Facts I Learned About Earthworms … the best composter in the garden | Mom with a PREP | #prepbloggers #infographic


Vermicomposting: Worm Your Way into Composting Heaven #infographic


this looks like the smartest design I've seen in my research. Worm Hive - A Multi-Level, Stackable Worm Composting Bin; I've raised worms before—they are such a boon to a garden: they fertilize and aerate a garden, while helping you put your food scraps to good use! You can tell how healthy your soil is by how many earthworms are in it!