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  • What Compost ?

    Posted on October 5, 2009 by davidb

    Compost is a soil substitute used for propagating and establishing plant. It needs to contain nutrients, retain warmth and moisture and be well-aerated. There is a wide range of composts available for both general and specific uses however, they all fall into two groups, soil-based or soilless.
    Below are some examples of basic compost mixtures:
    Seed:
    Can be [...]


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  • What Compost ?

    Posted on October 5, 2009 by davidb

    What Compost? Compost is a soil substitute used for propagating and establishing plant. It needs to contain nutrients, retain warmth and moisture and be well-aerated. There is a wide range of composts available for both general and specific uses however, they all fall into two groups, soil-based or soilless.

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  • Reviving and Relaying Your Lawn - Turf Vs Seed

    Posted on September 22, 2009 by davidb

    Sow in September for the perfect lawn.
    If your lawn has taken a bit of a battering over the last few months now is the perfect time to do something about it. Whether you are thinking of re-sowing or laying turf the end of September provides just the right climate.
    Firstly make sure you give yourself enough [...]


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  • Organic Chemical Free Gardening

    Posted on September 22, 2009 by davidb

    Every year, thousands of chemicals are poured into the environment and millions of gallons of water are needlessly wasted. How? By growing plants. Sure, most of this is done by large agricultural producers, but some of it is still done in personal gardens. And that means that you can make a difference by changing your [...]


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  • Reviving and Relaying Your Lawn - Turf Vs Seed

    Posted on September 22, 2009 by davidb

    Sow in September for the perfect lawn.

    If your lawn has taken a bit of a battering over the last few months now is the perfect time to do something about it. Whether you are thinking of re-sowing or laying turf the end of September provides just the right climate.

    Continue Reading


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  • Organic Chemical Free Gardening

    Posted on August 24, 2009 by davidb

    Every year, thousands of chemicals are poured into the environment and millions of gallons of water are needlessly wasted. How? By growing plants. Sure, most of this is done by large agricultural producers, but some of it is still done in personal gardens. And that means that you can make a difference by changing your gardening practices. There are many agricultural producers who have done it, and you can use the same tricks to help your own garden, and the planet.

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  • How To Make Your Own Compost.

    Posted on January 27, 2009 by davidb

    Much of your household kitchen waste can be recycled providing you with a nutrient rich compost for your garden. Not only does recycling and composting this waste give you a great compost for your garden it helps reduce landfill waste too. This is a simple guide on how to make your own compost.
    Well-rotted garden compost [...]


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