Composting

The How, Why, What, and When of Composting

Many gardeners get confused the first time they consider compost. That confusion is due to the belief that that compost is the same thing as fertilizer. Allow me to dispel this belief and show you how, why, what and when compost is all about. Compost is an organic material, which serves a very...
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Maureen Hasley-Jones

The English Lady's May Tips Including Composting!

The darling buds of May” is such an apt phrase for one of the most enchanting months, bloom on bulbs and trees and the fresh foliage on trees winking in the sun. By now, you have probably removed most of the winter debris, pruned broken branches and re-edged borders. Do not however, apply that...
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Maureen Hasley-Jones

April Gardening Tips - The English Lady

Those April showers that come our way They bring the flowers that bloom in May And when it’s raining, lets not forget, It isn’t raining rain at all, its raining violets Popular ballad sang during World War II by Dame Vera Lynn in England. To create and maintain a healthy organic garden, please...
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