Recommended Reading List

The Nature and Properties of Soil This is a great resource for understanding soil, it covers physical, chemical and biological properties and offers practical insights

The pond in Winter

Contemplating the late winter clean-out. Every garden or allotment can benefit from a nearby wildlife pond and it doesn’t matter how small. Our pond is

Preparing for winter

Keeping soil covered is extremely beneficial to all soil microbes. Although activity slows down in the winter due to the colder weather and reduced food