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The “Guerilu”

The "Guerilu" is an ecolological digging fork. It can dig the soil without turning it over, thus respecting microbiotic life.
modifié le 08/06/2009

Improving soil structure

Soil can be improved by enriching it minerally or organically.
modifié le 02/05/2009

Ecological fertilizers

The technique of ecological fertilizing consists of putting leguminous or forrage plants into land which is left unused between two plantings.
modifié le 30/03/2009

Rotating Plant Growing

The vegetables in your garden don't have the same nutritive needs and their roots don't need to growto the same depth in the soil. It is therefore necessary to rotate plant growing, practice known as plant rotation. Growing the same plant in the same place tires out the soil over the years and also provokes the development of diseases.
modifié le 02/02/2009

Soil Maintenance

As soil wears out it is important to maintain it to keep its properties and structure. It is therefore necessary to regularly add organic matter which is consumed by the vegetation and which allows the soil to maintain a light, ventilated structure.
modifié le 26/01/2009

Mulching

Mulching protects the soil from a proliferation of weeds around plants or trees and shrubs.
modifié le 04/01/2009

The pH of the Soil

We call the soil alcaline if its pH is above 7.0 and acid if it is below this. If it has a of 7.0 exactly, it is defined as neutral.
modifié le 04/01/2009

Home worm-growing

This is an easy, fun and educational way to compost and improve the soil of your banks and vegetable gardens, and to maintain a beautiful lawn...
modifié le 08/12/2008

Compost, the wealth of the garden

Recycle your organic waste and leftover food, as nature does, by composting.
modifié le 26/11/2008

The physical constituents of the soil

Your soil contains four basic constituents:Humus, which is made up of all the organic elements. It comes from the decomposition of vegetable matter produced by the soil's natural bacteriae. It retains water and fertilizing elements.
modifié le 30/10/2008

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