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My allotment attempts at parsnips over the last two years have not been as successful as i would have wished. Indeed I think others on the plot have also suffered. This year I am going to try and start them off in a plug tray and see if that increases my success rate. has anyone ...
Hello, I'm a novice gardener and trying to get an overgrown medium size garden under control. I've been merrily putting Ground Elder (leaves), Bindwind (mainly leaves, some root), Nettles (leaves and root) and Bramble (leaves and root) on my sizeable compost heap. Just woken u...
Recycle - I would advertise it on your local freegle site - someone will be grateful and come and take it away for you.
To loosen soil in order to relieve compaction, allowing improved drainage and movement of air.
To improve the condition and fertility of soils by ploughing in cover crops while still green.
Carol Klein demonstrates how to add mulch to beds and borders to enrich the soil and ensure healthy plants.spring and autumnCarolMore ways to improve soilImproving soil with green manure.How to feed plants.Improving your soil.Making a soil sieve.
The addition of lime to the soil to improve its structure, reduce acidity and remedy calcium deficiency.
Refers to non-animal, non-vegetable substances that do not contain carbon. Often applied to chemical products used to improve the soil.
The practice of improving soil, by adding a layer of fertiliser to the surface and allowing it to settle in without digging over. Replacing the top layer of soil with compost.
Chris Beardshaw shows how to reinvigorate your lawn in an afternoon, offering a comprehensive guide to improving soil structure, scarifying, aerating and dressing.springMore advice on lawn careHow to renovate a lawnHow to improve your lawnHow to cut