Category Archives: Soil type

Earthworms and other friends……..

I have to confess this is something of a digression, as I ponder why one of our plantings from early summer has fared so poorly.  But, as it’s been a while since my last post, I will cut myself a … Continue reading

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Soil Structure – and the importance of preserving it!

There are plenty of reasons why homebuilders and renovators should pay attention to garden design, even before they start building work, but one keeps nagging at me – preserving the soil structure during construction. We’ve all seen the quagmire that … Continue reading

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Right tree, wrong location?

I thought I would share some thoughts prompted by a row of oak trees (Quercus robur) that I often pass whilst walking the dog.  This particular row of trees comprises some fine specimens, but also several rather poor examples, and … Continue reading

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