Best soil testing kits UK

Best Soil Testing Kits

Morthan 2019 New 4-in-1 Soil Test Moisture Meter Tests sunlight, soil moisture, soil pH, and soil temperature Fast readings – just insert into the soil Readings displayed on LED Suitable for indoor and outdoor use One of the biggest challenges with these types of kits is understanding how to use them and measure the results. …

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guide to growing and caring for Photinia Red Robin

How To Grow Photinia Red Robin

Photinia Red Robin is a cold-hardy evergreen shrub that is often used to create a living fence. The shrub provides year-round interest, reaches a mature height of 15-20 feet, and its dense branches make it difficult to pass through. A row of these interesting shrubs is ideal for use as a living fence or windbreak …

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how to grow raspberries in containers UK

How to Grow Raspberries

Growing fresh raspberries is easy, cost-effective, and provides you with fresh raspberries at your fingertips. All that’s needed is a little space in a sunny location and the raspberry bushes will do the rest. Choosing the right variety for your growing zone, planting the bushes in well-draining soil in a sunny location, and providing them …

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How Much Topsoil do I Need?

Not every garden is blessed with great soil. Some have soil that drains poorly while others are filled with rocks and lack much nutrients, with a wide array of problems causing soil quality to be less than ideal for growing plants in the garden. Thankfully, there are ways that you can improve soil quality! How …

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Best multi purpose compost UK

Best Multi Purpose Compost

When it comes to gardening supplies there are few products as useful as a good multi-purpose compost. Suitable for various things from sowing seeds to growing a full vegetable garden, multipurpose compost is one of the best soils you can use for growing in the garden. The balance of nutrients is what makes them so …

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Fast growing trees UK for privacy

Fast Growing Trees UK

Why should you consider growing trees in your garden? Planting a tree is one of the many ways to improve the overall aesthetic of your yard, lawn or garden. As long as your garden is spacious enough to be able to accommodate a tree, there is no reason you shouldn’t consider growing one. You could …

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What can you grow in a greenhouse?

Why are greenhouses popular for growing particular plants? Protect Plants: A greenhouse is able to protect the plants inside it from extreme cold and heat. It can even shelter the plants in it from unwanted pests and insects. Maintain Optimum Conditions: A greenhouse lets you be able to control the temperature and moisture conditions compared …

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Growing Cucumbers from Sowing to Harvest

Growing Cucumbers from Sowing to Harvest

Most supermarkets typically stock three kinds of fresh cucumber: English (1 to 2 feet in length, most often individually wrapped in plastic, doesn’t need peeling), unidentified “generic” (smooth-skinned, about 2 inches in diameter, might need peeling), and sometimes Persian (5 to 6 inches long, narrower than English, doesn’t need peeling). Some markets might also carry …

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