How To Stop Tomato Blossom End Rot Before It Begins!

How To Stop Tomato Blossom End Rot Before It Begins!

Tomato blossom end rot is a common issue that can affect the quality and yield of your tomato harvest. It occurs when developing tomato fruits exhibit a black/brown sunken area at the blossom end, which can ultimately lead to the fruit becoming inedible. Inconsistent watering practices often cause this condition but it is actually a…

Different Composting Methods: A Comprehensive Guide
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Different Composting Methods: A Comprehensive Guide

Composting is essentially recycling organic waste into nutrient-rich soil for growing fruit, veg and flowers. Several different methods of composting cater to specific needs and locations, such as backyard composting, vermicomposting, and bokashi composting. Hot or cold composting is the most common method for home gardeners, where organic waste is layered in a designated outdoor…

Using Kitchen Scraps In The Garden – Correctly!

Using Kitchen Scraps In The Garden – Correctly!

Reducing waste and maximising resources is becoming increasingly important in our everyday lives. One simple yet effective way to achieve this is by using kitchen scraps in our gardens for various benefits. Not only does this practice help to recycle waste, but it also provides valuable nutrients and materials for our plants. There are numerous…

Turning A Compost Heap

Turning A Compost Heap

The time has come to turn my allotment compost heap and I thought why not bring you guys along? This could be really helpful for those of you just starting out with your own composting and wondering how and maybe why we turn our compost heaps. How To Turn A Compost Heap There are two…

Does Compost Go Off?

Does Compost Go Off?

Got some old compost and wondering whether it might have gone off? Does compost go off? Let’s have a look and find out. Does Compost Go Off? Not really, it doesn’t go off as such but it will continue to break down and can lose some of the nutrients within. It can also begin to…