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To help you plan and grow a healthy productive edible garden this year, I invite you to dig into my new article and the following tips.

January 2019 Newsletter | The Micro Gardener

10 Tips to Grow More Food in a Small Garden

In my latest article, you’ll learn some of the ways I grow a highly productive garden in a compact space. I share small garden design tips, ways to use shady spots, space saving plant varieties + more. I hope these tips will help you optimise harvests in your kitchen garden.

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10 tips to grow more food in a small garden


Potting Mix Q&A

If you’re a container gardener, you probably have some plants growing in old potting mix. Can you even remember how long they’ve been in there?!

Maybe you’ve got ‘dead dirt’ lying around in old pots and not sure what to do with it. If you’ve invested money in your potting mix and it’s not performing, it’s too valuable to throw away.

Have you ever wondered:

  • Can you revitalise and refresh old potting mix? If so, how?
  • How do you know if or when to re-pot your plants?
  • What can you do if your potted plants have had pests or diseases?
  • How can you tell if your potting mix is water repellent?
  • Are there any ways you can reuse tired old potting mix? If so, how?

Now is a good time to do an ‘audit’ of your pots and get the answers to these questions and more! That means checking the condition of your plants, soil and pot hygiene.

To help you, I’ve developed a 10 Tip Checklist so you can confidently make the best decisions going forward.

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Considering re-potting? This checklist shares 10 tips to make the best decisions for your soil and plant health + Learn 6 ways to reuse old soil to save money.


Planning and Designing your Garden

Need a little help with planning, setting goals and design ideas for your garden? Check out the posts on my Facebook page this month for inspiring photos to whet your appetite. Dig into these articles too!

Garden Design Ideas - Planning your Garden


Sowing and Preparing to Plant

Ready to get started? Take a shortcut to success with these tips and tutorials.

Sowing and preparing to plant in your garden


Gardening Resources

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“Apprentice yourself to Nature. Not a day will pass without her opening a new and wondrous world of experience to learn from and enjoy.” - Richard W. Langer

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I look forward to sharing more news and ways to grow good health next month.

Happy gardening!

Anne


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