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This Offbeat Glossary shows in tabular form an alphabetical list of terms commonly encountered in writings about gardening, which exclude agrochemicals, together with some offbeat but interesting ideas.

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Back to back

they faced each other

drew their swords

and shot each other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The sculptures on these pages are all made out of sand. They are constructed and judged on the beach in the town of Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia of America in July each year.

Perhaps you could create your own sculptures in your own garden.

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Offbeat Glossary.

Never Fail Cake. Recipe by Anne Whybrow

Never in the field of human endeavour has so much fruit been owed by so many to so few people prepared to eat this cake:-

3 mugs dried fruit (mixed)
1 mug sugar
1.5 mugs water
4 ounces maragarine or butter
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Boil for 25 minutes

When cool add

  • 2 large or 3 small eggs
  • 2 mugs of Self-Raising Flour
  • pinch of salt

Mix well and pour into a greased and lined cake tin (7-8 inch round or square).
Bake at 160 Centigrade or 325-350 Fahrenheit or Mark 3.5-4 for approximately 1.5 hours.

 

 

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Topic - Wildlife on Plant Photo Gallery
Butterfly

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Offbeat Glossary Pages

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Offbeat Glossary A
Offbeat Glossary B
Offbeat Glossary C
Offbeat Glossary DE
Offbeat Glossary F
Offbeat Glossary G
Offbeat Glossary HILM
Offbeat Glossary NO
Offbeat Glossary P
Offbeat Glossary QRST
Offbeat Glossary U
Offbeat Glossary V
Offbeat Glossary WXYZ

Offbeat Glossary HILM
Herbal Lawn
Hiving a new swarm
Intercropping
Ladybirds
Microclimate
Monoculture
 

Offbeat Glossary NO
Nitrogen-fixing plants
Nitrogen-fixing trees
 

Offbeat Glossary A
Accumulator plants
Allelochemics
Allium
Auxins
 

Offbeat Glossary P
Pinching back
Poisonous Plants
 

Offbeat Glossary B
Bay
Bromeliad

DuLally Bird
 

Offbeat Glossary QRST
Rabbits
Raised bed
Shade
Succession planting
Two-level companion planting
Two-season planting
 

Offbeat Glossary C
Catch Crop
Compost
Cover crop
Crop Rotation

Offbeat Glossary U
U-Gardens
 

Offbeat Glossary DE
Diatomaceous Earth
Plants least favoured by Deer

Offbeat Glossary V
Veganic
Vertical gardening
 

Offbeat Glossary F
French Intensive Gardening
 

Offbeat Glossary WXYZ
Weeds
 

Offbeat Glossary G
Green Manure
 

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