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Sandy soil- Making it work for your garden

The plain fact- sandy soil has the poorest nutritional content of all soils, so how do we make it work for us? Other characteristics are that it holds water for a shorter amount of time, drying out quicker. All is not lost. Nutrients are important for the optimum growth of our plants, but the greatest[…]

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Mulches

Mulches are a useful way to suppress weeds in your garden, while also benefiting the garden by suppressing evaporation from your soil. Other benefits are that as they break down they add goodness to the soil, (much like composts and without having to turn the soil), and they increase the interaction between soil organisms which[…]