Be Brave, Go Organic and Save Your Corner of the Planet

I was surprised and pleased to see Amateur Gardening magazine had a section in one of their September editions dedicated to organic gardening, mainly because the magazine always seems to endorse all kinds of sprays and pesticides. But here they were making the case for national charity Garden Organic, compost, reusing resources, stopping chemical usage … Continue reading Be Brave, Go Organic and Save Your Corner of the Planet

Composting: How it works and why you need to make it?

I hate taking instructions with no explanation. 2x2 is 4? But why. Add in baking powder to make your cake rise...how does that work? Mix cardboard and grass cuttings in this ratio and get compost - but why that ratio, what's breaking them down? How can I make it go quicker? I find that if … Continue reading Composting: How it works and why you need to make it?