Too much of a good thing is a bad thing. Too much heat and too much sun is not good for plants. During heatwaves photosynthesis slows down and will stop …Read More about August: Hot August nights
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July: Summer extremes
A bit of rain is always welcome at this time of summer but violent thunderstorms along with extreme heat can be quite difficult. Young plants are easily damaged in heavy …Read More about July: Summer extremes
Recycling potting soil
What do you do with your old potting soil? The current heatwave is a good opportunity to turn dry dusty old soil into a useful mineral rich medium for use …Read More about Recycling potting soil
Heat wave gardening
The weather forecast for the next few weeks is very hot with temperatures between 26 and 31 degrees. With little or no rain in sight, these conditions have not been …Read More about Heat wave gardening
Extreme weather warning
This heatwave is not good for people or gardens in Brussels. The Royal Institute of Meteorology in Belgium has expressed concern about the situation (read here). The Belgian Interregional Environment …Read More about Extreme weather warning
Which watering system?
For many people living in cities watering a garden is the reason not to garden. Whether weekends away from home or holidays, or just simply a full working schedule, keeping …Read More about Which watering system?