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Biochar for golf greens and lawns

Biochar for golf greens and lawns

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We have used SF60 super compost (a mix of activated biochar and humus) on our domestic lawn for a couple of years and have found it helps deepen the green colour, and it also seems to help prevent moss on our heavy clay lawn. It also helps with recovery of brown patches caused by pet poo/urine and o...
Biochar for trees

Biochar for trees

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Following increased enquiries from landscaping contractors regarding biochar for trees, we thought a quick update was in order! Main areas of interest •    Adding biochar to the root zone of older trees to revitalise growth and reduce stress. •    Adding bio...
Composting grass to make super compost

Composting grass to make super compost

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Composting grass to make super compost requires a little bit of knowledge.   On one hand, grass is one of the easiest and fastest materials to compost and is often added to help increase the heap temperature, and often can be composted in just seven to 10 days! On the other hand, g...
Biochar - what is it and how to use it

Biochar - what is it and how to use it

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What is biochar and how is it made? Biochar is a form of charcoal used to improve compost and top soil. It is created by heating wood in the absence of oxygen - the process is called ‘pyrolysis’. (This differs to a normal biomass boiler that ‘combusts wood’ – ie burns the wood with oxygen). ...
Uses of Biochar, Part 1: Soil & Composting

Uses of Biochar, Part 1: Soil & Composting

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The mission (goal) for biochar is to help improve soil health & productivity whilst also sinking (sequesting) carbon into soil – all in a sustainable manner. A fantastic world changing mission.  Despite this huge mission, the SoilFixer team gets distracted and talks about other possible ...