Having good soil is the foundation to producing successful crops. You can get a feel for what your soil type is like by squeezing a handful. Does it stay together, moulded in a solid lump, or is it crumbly?
The first type may mean it is aclay soil and this can mean aheavy soil that is slow to warm up…
Steve takes you through the best ways to care for your soil in the winter!
The products shown in the video can help ensure your soil has all the nutrients, plus they work for the no dig method too. For more gardening videos, visit our YouTube channel at the link below.…
Biochar is said to be highly beneficial to the soil. KG reader Alan Free has spent many years perfecting a simple way to make it at home
Biochar is basically a form of charcoal that is made from anything that was once living, either animal or vegetable. Many things from wood chip to chicken manure have been used, even household…
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With a 439 litre capacity this is a self-assembly, timber composter that has been pressure treated to protect against rot. The space between slats allows air to get in. Dimensions: (H) 0.6 x (W) 1 x (D) 1m.
PRODUCT CODE: 1090-4305
With this tumbling composter all the hard work of creating your own compost disappears.
The rods and fins do all the work mixing and turning, breaking down large clusters which will activate and speed up the process giving you beautiful ready to use compost for your garden.
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Don’t throw your compost bags away, you can use them for container growing, especially early potatoes….
Compost bags are ideal as containers for growing early potatoes. So here’s how to do it:
Roll the sides of each bag down half way.
Add multi-purpose compost to a depth of 15cm (6inches)
Plant one or two seed potatoes (first or second earlies)…
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