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Grow the best veggies

10 Jul, 2018

I want to grow the best veggies in the street!

And you can — just get the brown bit right and the green bit will follow

Preparing your soil for the growing season of fruit and veg is the best investment you can make in your home vegetable garden.

Starting with a soil rich in organic matter, you can blend your own mix of Organic Compost and sandy loam or you can use our Veggie & Garden Soil to get off to a great start. Seal the deal for your plants with a layer of fine mulch (we recommend Forest Mulch as your best choice) to keep in moisture and to feed your soil throughout the growing season.

Supporting your plants with a liquid fertiliser can top off their nutrient needs — healthy plants are happy plants and can better resist disease and pest attacks.


A close look at the nutrition of Jeffries CulChar

A close look at the nutrition of Jeffries CulChar

Jeffries latest innovation, Jeffries CulChar, is a complete, certified organic, slow-release fertiliser, including essential trace elements and minerals. The inclusion of Jeffries BioChar works together with the organic carbon of the included compost as a long-term soil conditioner. Jeffries CulChar is a very complete and cost-effective nutritional offer that is safe to use in direct contact with plants and their root systems.

Let’s take a closer look at how Jeffries CulChar works and compare how it performs next to other organic fertiliser alternatives.

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How compost reduces irrigation requirements and conserves water

How compost reduces irrigation requirements and conserves water

One major advantage of compost is its ability to hold moisture, retain it for longer, increase the amount of water available to plant roots, and minimise the need for irrigation. Ultimately, improving water saving practices and reducing economic overheads for farmers. But how exactly does it do this?

If we dig deeper, we find that compost helps to save on water in a few different ways.

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