Sunday February 25 , 2018

Blue Daisy Blog

Blue Daisy blog written by Nicki Jackson & Jules Clark - for news, views, garden design, gardening and plant observations and thoughts.

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in composting

Composting Made Easy - a Blue Daisy Guide

Posted by on in News & Views

Compost is something that we're always being asked about so in response to all those questions you have we've put together a downloadable Blue Daisy guide - Composting Made Easy.

foodwasteWe tell you what you need to compost, what to put into your compost, and answer the following questions and more:

  • How often do I need to turn the compost?
  • How long does it take to make?
  • How do I know when it’s ready?
  • If I’m leaving my compost to ripen where do I put all the compostable material I continue to generate?
  • I heard that rats are attracted to compost – is that right?
  • Can I add weeds to my compost heap?

So, if you want to know the answers to these questions and more please download your Blue Daisy Guide - Composting Made Easy here.

Tagged in: composting
Hits: 1939 0 Comments
0

Get Composting & Saving Water

Posted by on in News & Views

It is that time of year when activity in the garden has slowed down but you can still plan ahead.

I'm not going to try and convince you to save water or make your own compost because there is so much in the press about it at the moment explaining how it can save you money and look after the environment.

Instead I'm going to point you in the right direction to get hold of composters and water butts especially if you have made some New Year resolutions to be a bit more self sustaining and reduce the amount of waste you create.

Continue reading
Hits: 2235 0 Comments
0

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

legacy gift July garden CorTen herbaceous borders Cloches front garden Horticulture Geranium roof garden HTA Glasshouse Toby Buckland Urban Heat Island Stoneleigh edible garden show Events & Shows bulbs reclaimed materials kerb-side appeal Chelsea Physic Garden twitter green spaces December garden ha ha pollinating insects garden design traditional style Garden Planning planning your garden roof gardens Wildflowers Briza maxima winter garden sound in the garden garden room Acuba grey water Selfridges Roof Garden acer Perennial kitchen garden build garden design tip Kew Gardens Charlie Dimmock April garden plant pots Cambridge botanical garden Tom Hart-Dyke Kensington Roof Garden London structure hard landscaping watering can pests Great British Garden Revival Alys Fowler Ashwood Nurseries HNC October garden Monty Don Lantra patio rock gardens courtyard watering Ilex Malvern Hills Sophie Raworth RHS terracota Greenhouse Mrs Loudon ash February women and work award Coastal plants May garden wildlife Shrubs Herb basil cottage gardens February garden sorbus Wisley poppies rococo drought September garden November garden June garden Rachel de Thame wild flowers doddington hall James Wong Trees Gardeners World career in horticulture Achillea Highgrove snow bees house plants New York Highline Narcissus Buxus sweat peas Alan Titchmarsh National Trust bulb display pollinators RHS Tatton Park National Gardening Week Berginia gravel Joseph Banks BBC Carol Klein Malvern Spring Show Daffodils Chelsea Flower Show rosemary eco-friendly timber RHS Malvern scented shrubs deer cottage garden Cosmos astrosanguineus blue topiary August garden show gardens composting productive garden repetition Decking autumn garden Hosta rainwater harvesting stonemarket Urban Heat Island Effect Seed sowing Taxus Crocus Joanna Lumley summer garden Spring shrubs Matt James sunflowers Nicki Jackson herbs CorTen steel garden design trends Kelmarsh Hall Absorb pollution garden advice at home colour in your garden March garden cyclamen spring garden lawn care Stone Lane Gardens Euphorbia heatwave NSALG Echinacea Horticulturalist gardening on tv GYO Levens Hall Winter shrubs Bamboo Futurescape winner Floating Paradise Gardens of London alpines Jekka McVicar spring bulbs Snowdrops water Hidcote Berberis RHS Hampton Court water conservation birch Lawrence Johnston elm saving water movement in the garden water butt Cut flowers ornamental grasses hosepipe Laurel pond Phyllostachys nigra Prince Harry January garden paving unity garden garden focal points water feature Joe Swift Fleece form surfaces Moss Bank Park contemporary vertical garden Chris Beardshaw John Massey Capability Brown plants Blue Daisy grow your own recycled materials hydroponic Birmingham Library Horticultural RHS Chelsea Herb garden

Welcome to Blue Daisy Blog



Our Promise

promiseWe work hard to keep our customers happy.  We work to a voluntary customer charter.

Peace of Mind

simplybusinessWe take our responsibilities seriously so we're insured through Simply Business.

Click on the logo for our Garden Design insurance details. For Gardening details see our gardening services page.

Proud Members Of...

landscapejuicen... The Landscape Juice Network where we interact with other professional gardeners, designers and landscapers.