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What To Do in the Garden With Time at Home

What To Do in the Garden With Time at Home

One of the things you can do in the garden is to get down to getting rid of those weeds.

How to Get Children Interested in the Garden

How to Get Children Interested in the Garden

In the modern world of gaming and television on demand, getting children to leave the confines of the house and venture into the ‘wild’ outdoors can be challenging.

Adding Organic Matter to Your Lawn Soil

Adding Organic Matter to Your Lawn Soil

Lawns should be able to generate their own organic content if the soil is not compacted and the grass roots grow full and deep, and if there is a healthy...

Organic vs Inorganic Fertilisers

Organic vs Inorganic Fertilisers

Good soil is a requirement for growing healthy plants. Soil testing can provide information about the soil pH (acidity-alkalinity), organic content, nutrients, and ability to hold nutrients.

Green Manure and Natural Soil Fumigation

Green Manure and Natural Soil Fumigation

Soil remediation and nitrogen fixation - Green Manure crops can add a natural nitrogen fertiliser to soil and help control some pests and diseases.

How to Stop Caterpillars Eating Your Fruit and Vegetables

How to Stop Caterpillars Eating Your Fruit and Vegetables

Caterpillars are the larvae of moths and butterflies. Many of them, such as Leafroller caterpillars, Looper caterpillars, White Butterfly caterpillars, Diamond Back Moth caterpillars, Tomato Fruit Worm, Raspberry Bud Moth...

Natural Control of Slugs and Snails

Natural Control of Slugs and Snails

Slugs and snails are common garden pests and can be great foe of gardeners. Seedlings planted one day only to find that the molluscs have eaten them all by the...

Ideas For Keeping the Kids Occupied this Easter Weekend

Ideas For Keeping the Kids Occupied this Easter Weekend

This Easter weekend may seem like just another part of the lockdown, but here are some ideas for making it more fun for your kids (and yourselves).

Is Your Recycling Bin Not Being Collected?

Is Your Recycling Bin Not Being Collected?

The answer is……recycle the things yourself! Reduce and reuse. Here are a few ideas:

Water Alone is Never Enough

Water Alone is Never Enough

Plants need water, but plants grown in only water will not be healthy and will soon die. Plants also need nutrients. We sometimes call the nutrients plants to absorb ‘plant food’.