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Planting Potatoes in March

Planting Potatoes in March

Depending on your location early potatoes are planted in mid March once the days begin to warm. To be fair, the soil is probably warm enough to plant now in most … Read more

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20.03.2019

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

How to feed fruit and vegetable plants

How to feed fruit and vegetable plants

As we are coming into the main planting and sowing time I thought I would cover soil and plant feed as they are such an important part of the garden. I know I … Read more

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09.05.2018

How To Make Compost

Get composting! You can learn how to make compost in just a few minutes. If you enjoy gardening you will inevitably end up with garden waste you need to get … Read more

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06.04.2018

Tips on planning your vegetable garden

Tips on planning your vegetable garden

I spent a fun few hours on Friday planning the Quickcrop vegetable garden for the year ahead and making a start on clearing the polytunnels and preparing our … Read more

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31.01.2018

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

A little on soil pH

A little on soil pH

I decided to bite the bullet at the weekend and tackle my old Landrover which has been sitting in the shed since the gearbox packed up a couple of weeks ago. … Read more

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03.06.2015