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Biochar for trees and woodlands

Biochar for trees and woodlands

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Following increased enquiries from trees specialists (arboriculturists) and woodland managers regarding biochar for trees, we thought it time to update our blog/article on the subject! Main areas of interest Adding biochar to the root zone of older specimen trees to revitalise growth by red...
Packaging - paper, plastic and boxes

Packaging - paper, plastic and boxes

Why do we use woven plastic sacks and tape our cardboard boxes with using plastic tape? Most of our customers are deeply environmentally aware - using biochar and biochar super compost is as much about sustainable gardening as it is about beautiful flowers and vegetables. This rightly prompts ...
How to Activate and Inoculate Biochar

How to Activate and Inoculate Biochar

How and why do we need to activate and inoculate biochar? Why does biochar need activating? Think of biochar as a dry 'sponge' - all it wants to do is fill up (absorb) water and plant nutrients. If you put raw biochar in your soil, it will take up water and nutrients until it is f...

What Makes Super Compost "Super"

We talk a lot about Super Compost, SF60. What really makes it "Super" compared to everyday compost? It all about what's in the compost and the impact each part of the mix has on soil microbes, roots and soil fertility. We talk about each component and what it does in our earlier blog. Tod...
Guide to Compost grades - not all composts are equal!

Guide to Compost grades - not all composts are equal!

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...
How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

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SoilFixer sunflowers shine a light on the best soil additives mixes. We planted our sunflowers (Russian Giant) into the test beds very late this year, in early August, after the Charlotte potatoes came out. The thinking was simple; sunflowers need lots of water and nutrients and they will really ...

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