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 vital signs to look out for to check if your soil is ready for sowing.
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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.…
Gardeners are being asked to sign up to Earthworm Watch
Gardeners are being asked to sign up to Earthworm Watch, a citizen science survey organised by Earthwatch, the Natural History Museum and the Earthworm Society of Britain. It’s well known that earthworms increase soil fertility and carbon storage by mixing in dead plant material. However, data about earthworms is severely…
“It is a truth universally acknowledged – but often overlooked – that our soil is at the very heart of successful growing.”
“It is a truth universally acknowledged – but often overlooked – that our soil is at the very heart of successful growing,” says James Campbell, Chief Executive at Garden Organic. To support the UN’s International Year of Soils,…
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