Category Archives: garden compost

Peat-Free Compost: A User’s Guide

In this article, republished courtesy of Kitchen Garden magazine (May 2012), I reflect on lessons learned from my 2011 gardening trial of some good, bad and ugly peat-free composts, and offer advice for anyone setting out on the peatless path. … Continue reading

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Growing Louder

With low-energy light bulbs and loft insulation dominating media headlines, the part that gardens and gardeners can play in the widening environmental debate is being overlooked. By John Walker. Published in Organic Gardening magazine, July 2006 The next thousand words or … Continue reading

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