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I am new on here, the co-owner of a garden in rural Lincolnshire, trying to make the best of heavy clay soil during the dry...

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countrydweller

9 Jun, 2011
Countrydweller

The Concrete And The Clay Beneath My Feet, Begins To Crumble!

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The Concrete and The Clay Beneath My Feet, Begins to Crumble........ In The Words Of Randy Edelman or Unit 4 plus 2, if that’s...

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paulthegardener

3 Feb, 2011
Paulthegardener

Growing plants in an old "barrel"

Dsc05687

I have an old wine barrel that I have prepared with the best organic amendments that you can imagine.. Tonight, I found a...

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n2organics

4 Dec, 2010
N2organics

A Recipe for 'Black Gold'

1._autumn

What's that? Read on and find out! N.B. if you are an experienced gardener, you may wish to ignore this blog! INGREDIENTS...

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spritzhenry

3 Oct, 2009
Spritzhenry

To feed or not to feed

That seems to be a question often asked. My favourite saying is preparation is essential, I am sure I ...

48 comments

doctorbob1

28 Jun, 2009
Doctorbob1

Freaky Soil - What Does This Mean?.......

3_5_2

Hi all, not really sure if this should be a blog or a question....proberly more of a question, but it is nice to brouse a...

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majeekahead

7 Jan, 2009
Majeekahead

Soils.... The Garden Basic...Absolute

Oh, Can I grow that in my zone? What kind of fertilizer should I use? Is it getting enough sun? Perhaps I watered it too...

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Lori

6 Oct, 2008
Lori

Soil and Compost...

Started out to talk about compost the other time, and got sidetracked onto musing about the weather...lol. We all obsess...

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Lori

4 Mar, 2008
Lori

Compost

A "grows on you" alum has asked what I meant by "over fertilization". Simply this: ignoring soil tilth and microdiversity...

2 comments

Lori

28 Feb, 2008
Lori

garden chronology...

Today it is snowing. It is coming down like a curtain and covering the gritty streets with white. Since we are a scant 24...

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Lori

26 Feb, 2008
Lori

Autumn Soil Preparation

Half_a_hole

The weekend so far has been far more work than the laziness of making my animation last Sunday. This afternoon we took a...

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peter

22 Sep, 2007
Peter