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Pumpkin Harvest 2015

This picture shows 6 crown pumpkins which were harvested in March 2015. Total weight was 24.6kg giving an average weight of 4.1kgs each! What is noteworthy is that these were harvested from just 2 plants! They were planted into partly decomposed sawdust which had 3...

The Importance of Lime in the Garden

Last week a customer asked about lime. The better known effects of liming are  physical chemical biological. Physical Effects. A crum structure is encouraged by the addition of any form of lime, particularly in clay soils. Chemical. Liming has the effect of changing...