Practical Advice

Garden Skills

  Planting Garden compost Vegetative propagation Seed Sowing Digging Drainage Ground preparation Skill: Planting Preparation for planting: Dig the ground, break up lumps and remove large stones to make it easy for the plant roots to grow out into the soil. The addition of organic…

Pest Control

  Plants are food for many types of animal - from microscopic eelworms to large mammals - but very few of these could be called pests. Unless an animal causes damage great enough to destroy the feature for which the plant is grown, it cannot…
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