We use cookies on this website. To use the website as intended please accept cookies.

Monday March 30 , 2020

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: 3032 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: 3584 0 Comments
0

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

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

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.