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Vegetable Sowing and Planting Tips

Vegetable Sowing and Planting Tips

Brace yourselves folks, we are now entering the busiest time of year in the vegetable garden. The soil has warmed sufficiently for sowing and planting out but ha … Read more

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03.05.2019

Mulching is the key to a healthy garden

Mulching is the key to a healthy garden

I have two books which are my vegetable growing bibles. One is Joy Larkcom's 'Grow Your Own Vegetables' and the other is 'Organic Gardening - The Natural No-D … Read more

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24.05.2018

Tips on making perfect garden compost

Tips on making perfect garden compost

Some tips on composting We've had a few questions on composting recently so I thought I would add a few tips this week. Making compost is not difficult, it is c … Read more

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26.02.2018

What Is Compost?

What Is Compost?

What is compost? In gardening terms the word compost can be confusing, as it can refer to garden compost you make yourself or for bags of peat compost you would … Read more

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04.05.2016

Ten Ways to Improve your Soil

Ten Ways to Improve your Soil

Soil is the foundation of any vegetable garden, if it is treated well it will reward you. Year by year soil needs to to accommodate the demands of cultivatio … Read more

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03.03.2016

What type of soil do I have?

What type of soil do I have?

Garden soil comes in many forms depending on consistency and nutrient content. By identifying and understanding the type of soil you have you can create a wor … Read more

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03.03.2016

Planting Out Vegetable Seedlings

Planting Out Vegetable Seedlings

O.K., so you've managed to produce your own seedling plants or have bought in some promising looking specimens. You have hardened them off and are ready to pu … Read more

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08.05.2013