soil and compost

The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in August

The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in August

05.08.2016

Well, it's August again in the Quickcrop garden (and elsewhere I suspect) so I thought we'd take our customary stroll around to see what's growing and hopefull … Read more

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05.08.2016

What Type of Soil do I have?

What Type of Soil do I have?

03.03.2016

Garden soil comes in many forms depending on consistency and nutrient content. By identifying and understanding the type of soil you have you can create a wor … Read more

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03.03.2016

Ten Ways to Improve your Soil

Ten Ways to Improve your Soil

03.03.2016

Soil is the foundation of any vegetable garden, if it is treated well it will reward you. Year by year soil needs to to accommodate the demands of cultivatio … Read more

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03.03.2016

Vegetable Growing in Late Winter

Vegetable Growing in Late Winter

08.02.2016

What kinds of things can you do in the garden at this time of year. It’s not quite Spring after all? Well, no, we’ve still a long way to go before we get to … Read more

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08.02.2016

Collecting and Using Autumn Leaves

Collecting and Using Autumn Leaves

18.10.2015

Autumn leaves are a valuable resource for the vegetable gardener as they when rotted they make an excellent mulch, soil improver or compost mix. Making leaf m … Read more

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18.10.2015

How do I make my own wooden compost bin?

How do I make my own wooden compost bin?

12.10.2015

Hello and welcome back to the Quickcrop garden. Well, it’s a beautiful day in mid September and today we are going to build one of our large New Zealand Box … Read more

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12.10.2015

A little on soil pH

A little on soil pH

22.05.2015

I decided to bite the bullet at the weekend and tackle my old Landrover which has been sitting in the shed since the gearbox packed up a couple of weeks ago. … Read more

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22.05.2015

Soil For Raised Beds

Soil For Raised Beds

08.11.2014

Raised Vegetable Bed Soil Volumes Our Raised vegetable beds come in all shapes and sizes and each has a different soil volume requirement. It is very … Read more

By Andrew
08.11.2014

The Vegetable Garden in November

The Vegetable Garden in November

30.10.2014

November is the month when growth in the vegetable garden finally grinds to a halt. Temperatures fall and daylight levels decrease, the season is over and oth … Read more

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30.10.2014

What are Green Manures?

What are Green Manures?

25.09.2014

As my garden moves into Autumn and I harvest and clear spent crops from my beds, I am looking at an increasing number of empty spaces. Some of these gaps w … Read more

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25.09.2014