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Start seedlings in an eggshell for a nutrient boost

Start seedlings in an egg shell and, when ready, plant the entire thing. The egg shells will naturally compost providing your plants with valuable nutrients. Unless you’re a chef or an Olympic athlete who eats twelve egg whites for breakfast, it’s not practical to start a whole season of vegetable seedlings in eggshells. But, if […]

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Journalist Kate Hodal takes the compost challenge

Kate Hodal from Aberdeen’s the Press and Journal has taken the compost challenge. You can read about a worm massacre, fermented organic matter and nitrogen injected banana skins in her entertaining and informative pitch on the tribulations of being green. Find out about bokashi, wormeries and more conventional green thumb techniques to recycle food waste. […]

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Making Compost: Ten Top Tips

Reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and boost the health of your garden with these ten top tips for making compost : 1. Make sure your heap is handy When setting up your compost heap find a spot in your garden that’s fairly close to the kitchen, so that it’s handy enough so […]

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