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About givittomestraight

Im about to turn 50...dont feel it, am a landscaper and garden doctor to the locals. work hard, stay fit...always looking for ways to improv

near death or out of body experience


At the age of 11 I had my first blackout while visiting my brother in hospital, the blackouts became a regular occurance. At 15 another blackout and face first in to concrete left me with broken teeth and looking like I had … Continue reading

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choosing..my body or food


weight loss is difficult when food not only tastes good but we eat to cover other issues, usually emotional or lack of self confidence. I spent the first 30 years of my life fighting obesity, on the weight gain & … Continue reading

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planting seeds.. how deep?


 the biggest reasons seeds fail to germinate is usually they are planted to deep or the seed isnt moist enough. Basis rules for seed sowing is the size of the seed is how deep you sow it, for instance carrots, … Continue reading

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what education?


Obviously at my age nearly 50 my schooling was very different to todays technology schooling were some gadgit gets the answers for you, click a button and there you have it. There was no technology when i went to school … Continue reading

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education make spelling cards


My daughters word recognition and spelling at the age of 7 were non existant, she had no idea plus having ross river virus at the same time meant she was unable to go to school so I starting saving cereal … Continue reading

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gardening tips


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first step to gardening success


the first thing you need to do is figure out your soil type e.g is it sandy or clay. ph is different so by understanding this you can start to understand what your plants need. climate also plays a huge … Continue reading

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