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Tags archives: garden

Hints on Planning Your Garden

A garden should contain things you like, within reason, where you want to see them, as it is you who is going to have to live with them. There are only two fundamental planning con[...]

Seed and potting composts

With an abundance of soil all around you it is tempting to use this if you want to plant things in containers, or re-pot existing ones. After all, it is free, so what’s the point o[...]

Assessing your soil

Apart from asking around, a rough way to get some guidance is to one-quarter fill a screw-topped jar with your ordinary garden soil, and then fill the jar almost full of water. Sha[...]

Soil types part 2

Peaty soils: Peat soils are found in areas which have been waterlogged over a long time so that dead vegetation has been unable to rot down properly with the aid of aerobic bacteri[...]

Suffolk & Norfolk Life

An interesting article in Suffolk & Norfolk Life this month all about gardening in December... “The nearer the new moon to Christmas Day, The harder the winter weather.”[...]

Soil types

Apart from regional variations in subsoil type, top soils vary considerably. They can even be totally different in different parts of the garden. Before attempting to do any pla[...]

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