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Uncover the wonders of soil science with our latest reviews, resources, and research. From our latest reads to our favourite tools we’ve got everything you need to transform your garden into a thriving oasis. Dive into our blogs, explore the fascinating world of microbes, and get tips straight from our back-garden allotment laboratory. Whether you’re a budding gardener or a seasoned green thumb, there’s something here to spark your curiosity and help your garden flourish!

MIRACLE GRO IRISH PEAT WITH OCCASIONAL FLAGELLATE MOORLAND GOLD WITH SILT AND UNDECOMPOSED PLANT DEBRIS SYLVAGRO WITH FREQUENT FLAGELLATES ROCKET GRO WITH …

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

Roots and associated microorganisms contribute significantly to soil formation. To properly understand plant growth we must spare a thought for the biogeochemical processes beneath our feet.

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. …

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 …

A whopper of a microbe!!

I was checking the biological richness of a homemade autumn compost and found this little (!) beauty. It’s a ‘naked’ amoeba (naked …

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