Mould is Growing on My Soil!?
Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 4 of 4)
Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 3 of 4)
What is the best kept secret in container gardening? The experts know how to promote faster, more vigorous growth, and significantly reduce the chance of pests and diseases... ssssh... it all comes down to healthy soil.
Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 2 of 4)
The Plot Thickens
When you’re ready to fill your Glowpear Urban Garden with soil, remember to prepare the plot first. Place the two wicking pouches provided into the base of the planter, fill them with soil, compact, and then wet thoroughly. Once complete, cover with the root barrier provided, and you're ready to fill the growing chamber with soil.
Soil Mix Options
We have come up with 2 self watering container mix options that we know will get your Glowpear Urban Garden going. Option 1 - No Mess, No Fuss 2 x 25 L bags of premium organic potting mix (ensure it contains fertilizer, and bark fines) 1 x 5 L Bag of Perlite Mix together and fill the planter, plant soil with seeds or seedlings, then top with pea straw to lock in moisture. Periodic watering with worm tea or organic liquid fertilizer will help to promote flowering and fruiting. Option 2 - For The Hardcore Enthusiast Approximately 30 L of organic...
What Would Worms Dream of?
Soil is one of the most important elements required to grow high yielding, flourishing plants.
A healthy planting soil mix comprising the right balance of pH, nutrients, and aeration can be the difference between gardening perfection and failure, no matter how good the garden or gardener. With this in mind, the Glowpear® Urban Garden is designed to provide premium growing conditions with a minimum of effort so you can rest assured, your plants will thrive, regardless of your busy lifestyle.
Soil Health: Is Yours Up to Scratch?
When it comes to gardening, we often tend to overlook one of the most important ingredients: soil. But while it might not be the most glamorous part of the growing process, soil is definitely one of the most important.