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How to Compost

It’s one of the wholesome joys of gardening that everything needed to bring forth new plant life is, essentially, already there. Plants will grow with or without us, and all we really do is cultivate, channel and select in order to create beauty in the space that we’ve got! Like everything in the garden, compost […]

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Ericaceous Composting and Plants

You might think, given its name and general mystery surrounding it, that ericaceous compost is a specialist product, designed to really give topflight gardeners the cutting edge when growing all manner of exotic and delicate plants. The truth is, you’ll find ericaceous compost in any garden centre, and it is in fact a product you […]

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Benefits of Mulching Around Your Garden

No matter the shape, size or characteristics of your garden, be it a veg patch, blooming flower garden or your standard household garden, mulching should be an essential task you factor into your maintenance schedule. It doesn’t have to be a complex task either. All it takes is a little preparation, the right tools, the […]

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How To Plant A Tree

Step 1 Before you startdigging a hole, soakyour tree in a plastictrug or bucket of water. Step 2 Decide on the right spot, and diga generous hole – it should be the same depth as the rootball. Enrich the soil with a few scoops of Gro-Sure Farmyard Manure. Step 3 Using a cane, checkthat the […]

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How To Grow Tomato Plant From Seed

What will I need? To start off, you will need the following: Tomato seeds (any variety) Seed & cuttings compost Compostable pots Seed tray and lid Watering can (with fine rose) Growing bag tray Growing bag and halo supports Canes and string Tomato feed Step 1 Fill compostable seed pots withcompost – these make potting-oneasy […]

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