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Should I insulate my compost heap?

I understand that compost heaps have an ideal temperature for the bacteria to decompose the material into compost. Living in the changeable Great Britain, the weather can be windy, rainy, sunny and ...
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How to safely keep plants in greenhouse at low temperatures

I'm a 2nd year gardener and am just now building a small 6x9' greenhouse onto the side of a shed. I've got some indoor starts that are beginning to take up a lot of space (my okra is ~9" tall!), and ...
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Should I prune lavender on a cold/wet day in Spring?

I'd like to prune lavender for the spring season. Today it's a cold and wet day (2 to 7 degrees Celsius and some rainfall, in Europe), the weather forecast says next week will be sunny, but I'll ...
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