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Grow Your Own Oyster Mushrooms.

Grow Your Own Oyster Mushrooms.

We pay them scant attention and know so little about them, yet fungi are critical to our survival. They support us indirectly by recycling carbon rich orga … Read more

21.12.2022

Planting a Succulent Display

Planting a Succulent Display

The trouble with pots and planters made from ceramic or stone is that they are heavy (extremely heavy if we're talking about stone), and can split in a hea … Read more

20.12.2022

Growing Fruit in Containers

Growing Fruit in Containers

So, the other week, I had an email from a customer asking for advice on what soil mix to use for planting fruit trees in containers. It was a simple questio … Read more

29.11.2022

How to Clean a Greenhouse

How to Clean a Greenhouse

While a greenhouse shouldn’t need to be cleaned quite as much as a 'human house', it is very important to schedule a good cleaning session once or twice … Read more

19.10.2022

How To Prepare Ground For A Polytunnel

How To Prepare Ground For A Polytunnel

Preparing your soil is an important step that shouldn’t be skipped when setting up your first polytunnel. Trying to do intensive digging or soil amendment … Read more

18.10.2022

How To Clean Your Polytunnel

How To Clean Your Polytunnel

Cleaning: not the best fun in the world, but it has to be done. Fortunately a polytunnel doesn’t have to be cleaned too often. Once a year is generally suf … Read more

12.10.2022

How To Fix a Hole in a Polytunnel

How To Fix a Hole in a Polytunnel

Polytunnels are designed to be durable structures, and you can expect the polythene cover itself to last for a good 4-5 years before it needs replacing. Ha … Read more

11.10.2022

What are the best crops for beginners?

What are the best crops for beginners?

When you’re just starting on your food-growing journey, it’s probably best to be selective about what you’re planning to grow. There are some food crops th … Read more

06.10.2022

Greenhouse Maintenance

Greenhouse Maintenance

A greenhouse is very effective at what it does, but to keep it working to the best of its abilities you should keep on top of any maintenance issues that m … Read more

By Daniel
03.10.2022