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Native Plants: the Key to Eco-Friendly Gardening

April 10, 2019

After a dreary winter, spring has finally arrived! It’s time to shed our winter coats, trade them in for a sun hat and a pair of gardening gloves, and go dig into the dirt. Spring is a time for growth, renewal, and, best of all, gardening. What will you plant this year? When will you […]

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Oyo to enter cloud kitchen space, create new brands

April 6, 2019

In another foray into a synergistic business, Oyo wants to promote its own cloud kitchens, which will serve the twin purpose of serving the Oyo-run properties and supplying through the online food order delivery companies like Swiggy and Zomato. Oyo reportedly feels this could complete its portfolio as a hospitality chain that offers a complete […]

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Five tools gardening experts can’t live without

April 5, 2019

Kelly Smith Trimble, editorial director of HGTV.com and author of “Vegetable Gardening Wisdom: Daily Advice and Inspiration for Getting the Most from Your Garden,” has a shed full of her favorite gardening tools. If she had to pick only five to recommend, she would start with a quality hose, a watering can, ratcheting hand pruners, a hori-hori […]

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Gardening: The Power of the Hoop

April 3, 2019

Almonte: Friday March 29, 2019: 10:00 AM: Outdoor temperature 2 C: Hoop House temperature 20 C. Happy gardeners were grabbing bags full of spinach for a super-early, super-local lunch. It was shirt-sleeve temperature and very comfortable. For me it was such an incredibly sensual experience to work with my hands in the soil and breathe in […]

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: The Lara miracle

April 2, 2019

Huw Turbervill’s recent edition of The Googly compared Kusal Perera’s match-winning 153 against South Africa at Durban to Brian Lara’s own match winning 153 against Australia at Bridgetown. Peter Roebuck covered that famous game in the May 1999 issue of The Cricketer and reminds us why Lara’s performance was “perhaps… the best of any sort.” Brian Lara […]

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Coming together for love of gardening

April 1, 2019

Entrepreneurs were invited to sell their products at the green bazaar. A COMMON interest in gardening and going green brought residents of Denai Alam together for the first plant and seed exchange programme. The event, organised by the Denai Alam Community Garden committee with support from Sime Darby Property and Denai Alam Residents Association, drew […]

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