Moving away from plastic: Coir Pots
When creating your own garden or allotment, you know exactly what you are putting into it. What kinds of plants you are growing, what flowers are blooming, the crops you can harvest. And not only do you know the contents of your garden, but you also know what kinds of materials are being used as […]
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Going peat-free with CoirProducts Coco Peat
Peat is the accumulation of partially decayed vegetation and organic matter. Found in natural areas such as peatlands, bogs, and moors, peat has its many benefits. For example, peat bogs are excellent ecosystems, home to many plants, birds, and insects. Also, because it is under water, peat is one of the world’s most efficient carbon […]
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Crops for your home garden
Wondering what to grow or sow next in your home garden? Have a spot in your vegetable patch, or some space in your allotments? Here are some popular crops that you can grow at home. Tomatoes You need rich soil and a good sunny spot to grow tomatoes in your home garden. The best time […]
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Let the children lead the activities
We recently spoke with Stuart, a gardener at home and the school he teaches at,  Ashton Keynes School, and we asked him some questions about his growing at both school and home. Stuart tells us all about his own gardening adventures, and how he has incorporated gardening into his teaching, and discusses how gardening is […]
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Our support towards Chestnut Tree House
Do you know that when you purchase one of our products, you also contribute towards the children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House? Chestnut Tree House provides a variety of specialist care for around 300 children and young adults with life-shortening conditions. Their goal, as they describe on their website, “is to provide the best quality of […]
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World Food Day 2020 and the importance of individual action
October 16 is World Food Day, and this year’s theme is, ‘Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together’. In marking the event, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reminds us of the importance of “preserving access to safe and nutritious food particularly for poor and vulnerable communities”. While countries, the private sector as well as civil society all […]
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Coir peat or peat moss for growing
Thinking of doing some gardening, but not sure whether to opt for peat moss or coconut coir peat (coco peat)? Read on to find out what would be the ideal pick… Peat moss is one of the popular growing mediums used in the horticultural industry. However, in the recent past, the use of peat moss […]
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