Composts (soil mixes) come in various formulations to suit different plant requirements.
Although it is a technique that is now being questioned by some
gardeners, digging is still one of the main garden activities.
Plants need care and attention if they are to flourish.
You cannot go on taking things out of the soil without putting
Few garden plants like to sit in
stagnant water – watercress, of course, likes water, but it must be running.
All soils can be improved by additions of organic matter, preferably garden compost that you can easily make yourself.
Compost is a valuable material for any garden.
Quite a range of organic conditioners is available to the
The soil in your garden is your most valuable asset, and it should be cared for accordingly.
Some plants flourish in a damp, heavy soil; others insist on a sandy, free-draining one.
Perhaps the most important task in any garden is to improve and maintain the quality of the soil.
Vegetables can, within reason, be grown on most soils.