Dividing plants in our gardens is an excellent and cost effective way of increasing our stock of an existing group of plants. For herbaceous plants, most people are used to using the method of diversion to increase their stocks but when it comes to ferns, they are too sure what to do So here’s a…
Small changes can reduce our environmental impact-part 2, Peat
The first part of this series, I looked at the simple ways of helping to reduce the effects of climate change on our soils. Now I am going to take a look on how we can help reduce the effects when buying or growing plants for our garden. Choosing the type of plants and how…
Dalefoot composts- The ericaceous trial!
Dalefoot composts, the ericaceous compost review! A look at the peat free compost that acid loving plants will love
Dalefoot composts, the seed trial is starting
A look at the Dalefoot composts and in particular the seed sowing mix and see how I get on with it