Tag Archives: soil improvement

A Gardeners Question Time Event

This is an interesting event for gardeners of all sorts and the panel are local gardeners and growers so have answers that are relevant to the area. Tuesday 23rd May, 7 – 9.30 pm, Ovington Social Club Have you got … Continue reading

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What you can do on your allotment in November

Dig, dig and dig this is the priority job of the month the more that you can get done before the end of the year the better. This allows pests to be cleared by either the weather or the birds. … Continue reading

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Making your own compost

A cost effective way of improving your soil with”stuff” that you already have or can gather. There is no magic in compost making on the vegetable plot or in the flower garden. What you need is the basic know how … Continue reading

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Green manures

The benefits of Green Manure include:- Improving Soil Structure Some green manures have deep penetrative roots that as they grow open up the soil. This is an advantage on heavy soils as allows drainage to occur more freely and organic … Continue reading

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Love the soil on your allotment

With gardening, it all starts with the soil. It’s your key to success. So – where to start and what to do? Plan ahead. When you plan a vegetable garden or allotment, the time to get started improving your soil … Continue reading

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