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The Good Side of Moss

The Good Side of Moss

Moss is often regarded as a weed when it is growing in a lawn, on the roof, in the driveway, etc.

Organic Matter, Humus, Humic Substances and Humates

Organic Matter, Humus, Humic Substances and Humates

Organic matter is a substance containing carbon compounds originating from living organisms and deposited on or within the soil.

Plant Elemental Nutrients

Plant Elemental Nutrients

Plants get carbon (C), oxygen (O) and hydrogen (H) from water (H2O) and carbon dioxide (CO2) in air.

The Dead of Winter

The Dead of Winter

Winter is a time of the year that pests and diseases in the home and garden are less often a problem.

Clockwork Plants

Clockwork Plants

It has been known for many decades that animals have a biological clock. It is now clear that plants also exhibit biological rhythms. This is not just a physiological and...

Buxus Care

Buxus Care

Buxus, boxwood or box plants, are evergreen shrubs commonly used for low hedging, growing in pots and topiary.

All About Aphids

All About Aphids

Aphids are small insects with soft pear shaped bodies. There are over 100 different aphid species in New Zealand.

Autumn Garden Care

Autumn Garden Care

Here are some tips for autumn/winter garden care:

Lawn Thatch

Lawn Thatch

Thatch is the layer of organic material that builds up in a lawn below the green grass foliage and above the soil surface.