Prepare your Herb garden for summer

Herbs are not only valuable for their flavour or healing properties, they also contribute to the health of the garden! Herbs are an organic gardener’s best resource, especially when it comes to preparing the garden for summer. Quite a number of herbs are a valuable source of nutrition, help to improve the quality of the […]

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Healthy Soil with More Compost

Healthy Soil with More Compost Improve the structure of your soil as well as the absorption of nutrients by plants by adding more compost. Farmers who experience decrease in yield, in spite of applying more fertilizer will see drastic increases after using more organic material mixed into the soil. This highlights the fact that the […]

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Earthworms

Earthworms Do you want more natural diggers in your garden – composting and mulching will increase the natural indigenous earthworm population and will aerate the soil as they burrow through it, allowing precious oxygen and water to reach the roots of your lovingly planted herbs, veggies, flowers and shrubs. What more can earthworms do for […]

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Garden Ideas

Garden Ideas Give the following some thought: • Start planting more companion plants in your garden. Companion plants improve the growth of other plants, making them less susceptible to diseases. They attract beneficial insects and birds, keeping pests away from your edibles and ornamentals. This way you will not only be able to have a […]