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Here's my BiOrbAir terrarium after the re-arrange, as pictured on the 14th January 2016.  Prior to this photograph being taken, I took out all of the plants and compost, then added brand-new coir compost, that I purchased from Reef One, and new moss.  I re-planted some of my old ferns and added some new miniature orchids.

Here's my BiOrbAir terrarium after the re-arrange, as pictured on the 14th January 2016. Prior to this photograph being taken, I took out all of the plants and compost, then added brand-new coir compost, that I purchased from Reef One, and new moss. I re-planted some of my old ferns and added some new miniature orchids.

Protecting your Plants from Slugs and Snails - Pumpkin Beth

Three of my slug and snail deterrents provided a secure plant protection, with not one plant grown within their barrier receiving as much as a nibble

Access Garden Products Classic Growhouses - Pumpkin Beth

Access Garden Products Classic Growhouses - Pumpkin Beth

A close up of Sarcococca confusa's unopened flowers. Sarcococca confusa flowers from December to March every year, its sweetly scented, highly fragrant flowers are beneficial to bees and to gardeners, as they lift your spirits and touch your heart as you breathe in their delicious scent.

Blooms from December to March every year, its sweetly scented, highly fragrant flowers.

Here's my Earthbox as pictured on the 21st February 2016.  As you can see the vegetables have been growing well.  I haven't had to water this container since I set it up, I haven't carried out any maintenance of any kind, I just left the vegetables to grow.  I have harvested some of the stems and leaves from the chard, but other than that, the vegetables have been left to grow.

Here's my Earthbox as pictured on the 21st February 2016. As you can see the vegetables have been growing well. I haven't had to water this container since I set it up, I haven't carried out any maintenance of any kind, I just left the vegetables to grow. I have harvested some of the stems and leaves from the chard, but other than that, the vegetables have been left to grow.

Aubrieta is an easy to grow container plant that also grows well on walls and in rockeries.

Aubrieta is an easy to grow container plant that also grows well on walls and in rockeries.

Suttons Seeds Bodacious Sweet Corn Shoots just after harvesting on 9th December 2015!

Suttons Seeds Bodacious Sweet Corn Shoots just after harvesting on December

Suttons Seeds F1 Bodacious Sweet Corn Shoots just before harvesting on 9th December 2015.

Suttons Seeds Bodacious Sweet Corn Shoots just before harvesting on December

Christmas Gifts for Gardeners 2017 - Pumpkin Beth

Christmas Gifts for Gardeners 2017 - Pumpkin Beth

Book Review - No Dig Organic Home & Garden - Pumpkin Beth

Book Review - No Dig Organic Home & Garden - Pumpkin Beth

Rainbow Chard and Savoy Cabbages growing in an EarthBox. The EarthBox is a specialised container gardening system, it is easily moveable being on wheels and is self watering.

Rainbow Chard and Savoy Cabbages growing in an EarthBox. The EarthBox is a specialised container gardening system, it is easily moveable being on wheels and is self watering.

Tracy Foster in the garden she designed for the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Garden, 'A Garden for every Retiree'.  The garden was sponsored by Just Retirement Ltd.

Tracy Foster in the garden she designed for the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Garden, 'A Garden for every Retiree'. The garden was sponsored by Just Retirement Ltd.

Green & Blue Bee Bricks and Bee Blocks - Pumpkin Beth

Green & Blue Bee Bricks and Bee Blocks - Pumpkin Beth

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