How to analyse your soil Soil is special. It is far more complex than simply the dusty stuff we try to keep the children out of, wipe off our shoes, try to keep out of our homes and hide beneath lawns, paving and shrubs. It is not a sterile, stagnant medium but a wonderful […]
African bollworm AKA American Bollworm To avoid destroying the natural controls along with the pest you are targeting you need to follow a process of integrated pest management (IPM). In other words you must manage the damage caused by pests in the most environmentally sensitive way possible, minimising the risks to human health and the […]
It is easy to create a flowery walkway if you know what to plant at ground level; we analyzed this lovely setting to get you started. The climbing Iceberg roses are already looking gorgeous and within the next growing season they will form a dense cloud of snow-white flowers overhead.
A large, beautiful and diverse group, microfungi remain a mystery to almost everyone except mycologists and plant pathologists. In contrast to macrofungi, most of which are easily visible, microfungi can only be studied properly with the aid of a microscope, however, what they lack in size they make up for in more widespread distribution, primarily […]
Growing tips Bougainvilleas are vigorous growers, so feed them frequently during the growing season.