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10 Garden Pests, and How to Control or Manage Them

A garden is an ecosystem with different flora and fauna. Garden pests and insects are also part of it. Even though some of them help in pollination, some others can cause damage to your garden. As a gardener, you need…
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All About The Use of Bonemeal Fertiliser

If you have been investigating ways to fertilise your garden, you must have come across bonemeal fertiliser. You may have heard someone praising its effectiveness for the growing plants, or read about it somewhere.  Now that you are here, let’s…
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Vermiculture: A Fascinating Guide to Worm Farming in 2021

What is Vermiculture? Vermiculture, or worm farming, is an alternative to the traditional ways of composting. It is also a fascinating project – one that you can get children involved with too. With Vermiculture, you are growing or rearing worms…
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Compost – How to Create A Perfect Compost in 2021

Composting is the process of decomposing biodegradable waste materials. As per WRAP, the UK generates 9.5 million food waste every year. They end up in landfills and cause the emission of greenhouse gases. Here, we will walk you through the…
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Oak Before Ash, or Ash Before Oak?

There is an old saying that you may have heard of. It goes something like this: “Oak before ash, splash splash,Ash before oak, and we’re in for a soak!” One lesson that I have long since realised is that animals,…
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7 Gardening Myths Investigated

There are many gardening myths, misconceptions or just misinformation that’s passed around a lot on the internet. Perhaps you’ve heard some from family or friends. Or maybe you’ve even told some of this to family and friends. But what I…
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Hotbin Composting

Have you ever heard of Hotbin Composting? It is a great way of getting compost for your veg plot. You simply feed the bin with all your kitchen scraps, and it heats up the waste to produce wonderful compost really…
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5 Gardening Jobs to do Weekly to Save Time Later on

Are you overwhelmed by the seemingly endless list of gardening jobs? There are five essential jobs that I do on a weekly basis because they save time later – and they can save you time too. So let’s run through…
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