After receiving my soil test results, I’ve spent some time interpreting the results, and thinking about how I can amend the soil to be its best.
I decided to get a soil test done on my garden. This week, I’m taking soil samples and sending them away to the lab.
So you want to learn to grow stuff? Here are my favourite gardening resources to follow and learn from.
Even if you can’t buy seeds, you can still grow a lot with common kitchen and supermarket ingredients.
So you’ve planted a pandemic garden – and now the snails are attacking! What can you do without leaving your house?
In the middle of a pandemic, what can you grow to keep you and your family fed and healthy this winter?
When should you use seeds, and when can you get away with a few seedlings?
Need to get some seeds growing indoors in trays? Here’s some tips from my garden.
Between sowing seeds in trays, and transplanting them outdoors, they need pricking out. Find out what that means and how to do it.
Direct sowing is spreading seed in the place you want to grow it. This is the best way of getting good results for some crops. Find out which ones!
Our worms are probably the animal that pulls their weight best here at Orotere. They take my snotty tissues and coffee grounds, and turn them into black gold.
If you love coriander, then having constant, fresh leaves in your garden can be a nirvana-state. Find out how to achieve it!
Potatoes can be planted as soon as the last frosts pass. Find out what to do now to great crop next season!
Practically everyone loves strawberries! Learn the important things to know when growing your own.
Ever wanted super-fresh peas? They take a bit of work, but nothing compares. Here’s everything you need to know!