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Pruning and cuttings

Just a quick morning’s run around before going out to Bill and Martine’s new house for a bbq with Jon and Ken. Cut back Chocolate, Bergamon, Pepper and Spearmints. Pruned back the Lavender in the garden, dead headed the Sage O and the Sclare Sage. Separated out some Oregano O. Replanted some Terciums (?) cuttings, […]

THREE ORGANIC ALTERNATIVES TO HORMONE ROOTING POWDER

With Spring almost appearing its time to think about taking cuttings. Here at Montrouch we have a series of strong mother plants awaiting a hair cut, the Rosemary, Mint, Thyme are all looking suitably shaggy. The problem however is how to maximise the survival rate and to ensure strong growth. For chemical gardeners this isn’t […]

ORGANIC AND NATURAL SOLUTIONS FOR SNAIL AND SLUG CONTROL

Snails and slugs are the bane of organic gardeners, basil, cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuces and other tasty leaves can be destroyed in one night-and their is nothing more disheartening than seeing the heads of tray seedlings fall victim to the nocturnal slippery slimes. Without the use of expensive poisons there is no simple solutions, here are […]

ORGANIC GARDENING- THE NATURAL NO-DIG WAY BY CHARLES DOWDING

This book is a superb introduction from Green Books to a tried and tested organic gardening technique perfected by Charles Dowding over 25 years of hands on experience. A highly productive vegetable garden that involves no digging, written by a man with no formal horticultural training, and organic to boot? You may be permitted a […]

Bouncing Back

As you may have noticed our website has disappeared. Unfortunately our hoster was attacked by hackers and all the wordpress sites were infected so we have had to move to another hoster, BlueHost,  and start all over again. Jamie our wonderful  previous hoster at Ecological Hosting has managed to find a backup file of our […]

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