Garden soil preparation – peat moss OR Cocopeat

What a garden looks like or what it produces is ultimately the result of the kind of soil used in the garden. A rich and fertile garden soil acts as a good base for germination and produces better and healthier crops. On the other hand, an improper soil leads to poor growth. Therefore, the garden soil needs to be modified to support plant growth.

The ideal garden soil should be able to hold just enough water as necessary for the plant and drain the rest out. The soil texture should be crumbly to let the roots go through the soil and reach deeper. The soil should have enough organic nutrition to sustain plant health and be free of critters that cause plant damage.

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Choosing a Best Soil Amendment for Your Lawn

To improve the physical properties of your soil, you can use soil amendments. By mixing soil amendments, a better environment is provided for the roots, as such materials improve various soil properties including its structure, permeability, water retention, drainage, water infiltration, and aeration.

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Make the effects long lasting

With a fibre content of around 45% ensures that the excellent qualities of Cocopeat are maintained over a long period of time (up to 4 years).

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Be envirosafe

Coco peat is a waste product and is renewable – originating from coconut plantations. Its use therefore, does not involve the destruction of peat bogs and natural wetland wildlife habitat. It is a renewable resource with no hazardous disposal problems.

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Promote Healthy Growth

BioActive Cocopeat maintains excellent air porosity even when saturated and gives better results with faster developing roots and more flowers and fruit per plant. The composting process plus added worm juice in the BioActive Cocopeat promotes beneficial microbes.

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Save Water

With Western Australia becoming hotter and drier, our gardens will need to grow with less water. BioActive Cocopeat absorbs and holds over eight times its volume in water and greatly reduces water use.

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Garden soil preparation vegetables

To get a good vegetable crop, it is important to prepare the soil well so that the crops turn out to be a flourishing and healthy one. A good quality soil eliminates a lot of problems related to growing vegetables and ensures that the crop production is steady. Since ideal loamy soil is difficult to get naturally, garden soil needs to be prepared with the addition of fertilizers and soil conditioners to achieve the right texture needed for vegetable growth.

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Improving Soils for Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable gardening needs rich soil with just the right texture to enable vegetable to grow properly. Soil fertility and texture also goes a long way in determining the taste of the vegetables. A fertile soil, which provides plenty of nutrition to the plants, results in vegetables having a better flavour whereas poor soil has poor crop output. In order to get better results from your vegetable garden, it becomes necessary to modify the land so that crops are able to grow better.

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How to Improve Your Garden Soil

The outcome of a good garden depends on the kind of soil used for gardening. The ideal garden soil has the perfect crumbly texture to support plant growth, has the right moisture level, is free from diseases and the pH is at the optimum level for plant growth. However, it is not possible to get this kind of soil naturally. The soil is either too sandy or has too much silt or contains too much clay. In order to get the perfect soil to grow a garden, you need to know how to improve your garden soil.

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Improve Lawn (Soil): Cool-season grasses, plants, vegetables

Lawns are a representation of time and money investments. A well-managed lawn is a matter of pride for the homeowner and as a part of the overall landscape of the house, it increases the value of the property in the aesthetic as well as monetary sense. Lawns should be well treated and it is important to make sure that your grasses, vegetables and plants are getting the consideration that they deserve.

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