12 Nov 11 9:08 AM
Gypsum is another form of calcium which is also very good at floculating clay particles into a better crumb structure. Definitely add compost...but also add crusher dust....this will open up the soil ......read more
11 Feb 10 7:48 AM
Yes seaweed is very good for the plants...also make up a soup of seaweed and pour or spray over the foliage, this is a good deterrent for curly leaf on the prunus species (nectarines and peaches) Have......read more
11 Feb 10 7:38 AM
I don't think the amount you have in the photo is going to be a problem. The main reason for this is so that the bark at ground level does not stay wet all the time and eventually develop collar rot.
23 Jan 10 8:54 AM
Hi.. yes rain water is better than tap as it collects quite high amounts of nitrogen and other chemicals from the clouds as they are forming. In parts of Europe with high industrial pollution this wou......read more