We believe happy soil produces happy veg. Our homemade compost is used to ensure the soil our vegetables grow in is nutritious and vitamin packed. Not only does this produce the best tasting veg but it also supports sustainable farming. Why not spoil your soil on #WorldSoilDay and begin creating your very own compost blend at home.
There's no question that organic compost is good for our vegetable gardens and flowerbeds, but some argue that compost bins are a big eyesore in an otherwise beautiful backyard. These six examples prove they don't have to be! If the appearance of compost bins has held you back from having one, these ideas will change your mind./
Time or money invested in your garden’s soil always brings the best returns: healthy, vigorous plants and great harvests. And when you keep yard waste and kitchen scraps from the landfill you’re doubly rewarded. You can buy ready-made, organic compost to get a jump start. But it’s easy and inexpensive to make your own with the right materials and proper equipment. Pretty Handy Girl made a perfect guide for beginners. So what can be composted? Only raw fruits and veggies (and egg shell)…
Recycled railway sleepers stained for a raised garden bed. I'm making a raised organic vegetable bed out of reclaimed (in other words, genuine) sleepers, too - to fit in with the many other sleepers in my garden. But I have been advised that it is best to put a sheet of plastic between the reclaimed sleeper and the soil/compost, because the tar in the sleeper is NOT good for your food plants.
"Backyard composting is as easy as walking out to your yard on a summer's day". Pin our helpful composting infographic and start your own compost pile today. Composting Infographic: Its Easier Than You Think
Fatsia japonica - Japanese aralia. Happy in full sun to shade. A tropical-looking, evergreen shrub with gorgeously glossy, deep green palmate leaves. In autumn, creamy white flowers are produced in large panicles, which are often followed by round, black fruit. It makes a superb feature in an exotic-style garden, where the large leaves team well with bamboos and grasses.