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Peat Free Compost

Peat Free Compost

Back in 2010, the UK government began a consultation process to phase out the use of peat in domestic gardens by 2020 in order to protect the environment and help to reduce greenhouse emissions. Gardeners relied on peat-based composts for decades as it was one of the best materials for growing du...
Increasing Soil Water Retention

Increasing Soil Water Retention

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Improving soil water retention - what to add and why Gardeners have traditionally relied on peat to improve water retention in soils. Peat is extracted from peat bogs, which take thousands of years to regenerate. Once extracted the peat decomposes quickly releasing the harmful CO2 that was t...

Meet the SoilFixer SuperComposter testers!

Darren Turpin Location: Manchester SuperComposter size: 300L I’m a professional gardener, working at Ordsall Hall in Salford, RHS L2 qualified and studying for RHS L3. I also garden at home in our suburban back (landscaped by me, planted up by my wife Jo and I) and front (to be re-developed...
SUPER broccoli

SUPER broccoli

Wow this whopper broccoli weighed in at 800g (27 oz), that’s three times larger than average floret head - this supports some of our earlier findings.   Back in March, we re-organised the garden and put in some raised beds. The starting soil for the beds was heavy clay. I added ...

Biochar: The non-starters

Followers of SoilFixer will be aware we are passionate about producing biochar that really improves plant health and growth. However, not all biochars are equal. In this guide, we rule out some “non-starter” biochars to be aware of.  Next week we will guide you through the different biochar ...
SuperComposter testers needed!

SuperComposter testers needed!

Become a tester of our new compost bin and you can produce your own SF60 SuperCompost. We have five bins to place with individuals who are interested in producing their own compost. The new SuperCompost Bin has a large 1000 litre capacity and because it works as a hot compost bin at 40-60C, it br...
The SoilFixer Compost Guide

The SoilFixer Compost Guide

Compost and composting is an extremely wide subject and can prove a little bit confusing at times. Below you will find all the information you need to make the right decision when it comes to selecting the right compost for your garden, whether it’s buying ready-made bags, selecting an additive or m...