Category Archives for Fertilizers

Composting

I am a compost fanatic, pride myself on my compost and derive tremendous pleasure when I see the positive results of my own compost. So it is understandable that I want to encourage others to do likewise, so if there’s … Continue reading

19. June 2013 by admin
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Importance of Garden Fertilisers

This is an insight into what fertilisers contain and how much. First, though, a quick comparison between organic and inorganic fertilisers.  Organic Fertilisers Organic fertilisers usually contain less plant foods. This means that more needs to be applied but it also makes … Continue reading

16. June 2013 by admin
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Feeding Shrubs and Trees in Late Winter

Late winter is an appropriate time to feed tree fruits, if they need it. If the soil was carefully prepared before planting and is subsequently regularly topdressed with rotted organic matter fertilizers may not be necessary at all. However, sandy … Continue reading

30. August 2011 by admin
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Caring for Fruit Trees and Bushes After Planting

Soil Management Although this may sound rather frightening and technical to new gardeners, it is really just a term that covers all the various things that we do to the soil in our gardens to make it easier to cultivate … Continue reading

14. May 2011 by admin
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How Do Garden Fertilizers Work?

How Do Garden Fertilizers Work? Mineral Accumulators Some garden plants and many weeds are particularly good at accumulating very large amounts of minerals and trace elements. This is despite the soil being deficient in whichever mineral they accumulate. In fact, … Continue reading

04. January 2011 by admin
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Types of Natural Garden Fertilizers

Ground Rock Dusts These are very slow-acting sources of fertility, but the most natural and long lasting and very good for revitalising worked-out soil. Clay soils contain plenty of these ingredients in already finely divided form, so rock dusts are … Continue reading

04. January 2011 by admin
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