Plastic Free Gardening

by David Bundy

Although plastic has been around for around 150 years, it was not until 1960 when the plastic bag came into being as an answer to the ‘Save a Tree Campaign’. This was followed by the notion that using cotton was taking a vital resource from a developing economy, and the Friends of the Earth notion that wool should stay on a sheep. Thus not only plastic bags but then clothing and just about everything else. Thus we now live in ...

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Peat Free Gardening

by David Bundy

Peat Free Gardening has been a passion of mine for many a year, although the composition and success rate without the addition of nutrients has not always been any better, other than knowing I am not destroying the natural peat. In other word many peat free composts have been a result of a negative reaction rather than a positive one.   The reasons not to use peat are many. Peat is a unique natural habitat that supports an important biodiversity of flora ...

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