A beautiful vegetable garden not suffering from drought – © jardins-familiaux.asso.fr The presence of water and accompanying nutrients is vital to all living beings, whether humans, animals or plants. However, too much or too little of anything can be harmful. In this first article on water management, we will look at some simple solutions to better
Are you familiar with green manures? They are part of a large family of manures and can be used to cover the soil in winter or planted in fallow croplands during other seasons. Green manures have numerous and interesting benefits for the vegetable garden all across its life cycle. Let’s learn everything about them! THE
After a long, hot summer, your lawn is noticeably suffering. The once green carpet has lost its colour or has dried out. The only green patches still visible are weeds, dandelions and clovers… Luckily, there are a few simple things to do to bring your lawn back to life! Get rid of the weeds! Removing
Winter is the perfect season to store your Mantis away until the new season. Storing your machine is as simple as important to make sure your tiller keeps on starting straight off next spring and for the years to come. The steps are exactly the same whether you have a 2-stroke or a 4-stroke tiller.
“The way humanity manages or mismanages its nature-based assets, including pollinators, will in part define our collective future in the 21st century……The fact is that of the 100 crop species that provide 90 per cent of the world’s food, over 70 are pollinated by bees.” – Achim Steiner, Executive Director UN Environment Programme (UNEP) At
London is best known for its bustling streets, world-class shopping districts and busy tourist spots. However, peppered throughout the city and its surrounding areas are beautifully tranquil gardens that offer a break from the chaos of everyday life. Here’s our pick of the best gardens in Greater London . Skip straight to gardens in the: North
If you’re planning on launching your own landscaping business, it is important that you have the right tools for the job. There are some hand and power tools you simply won’t be able to manage without, so its important to make sure you’ve covered all your bases before launching your business. Follow our guide to
Mantis research has revealed that 42% of local authorities in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) will charge an annual fee for kerbside garden waste collection in 2016. Many householders are left outraged that the so-called ‘garden bin tax’ comes on top of their council tax bill. It is a statutory right to have your