Tips for growing in clay soil

Clay soil impedes the flow of water, absorbing it slowing and holding onto it for a long time. When wet it’s heavy, sticky and tends...

Tree, Shrub, Rose and flower disease

POWDERY MILDEW Powdery mildew is easily identified once the leaves develop a white powdery substance on the surface. Powdery Mildew can affect a wide range of...

Wonderful compost - by Albert Mondor

When the soil in a flower bed is left to itself, it degrades and compacts, making the cultivation of ornamental plants more difficult. To counter...

A guide on moving seedlings

Moving your precious seedlings into the garden is one of the most nerve-wracking times of the growing season. You don’t want to be too hard...

Tips for growing in sandy soil

Because of its loose structure, sand does not hold on to nutrients well. Water runs through sand very easily, washing away nutrients with it. ...

Rose and flower insects

SLUGS AND SNAILS Slugs and snails are slimy mollusks that are similar looking other than slugs lack a shell. They are nocturnal in nature and feed...