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Paul Alfrey
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Serving the Kingdom Plantae :)
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This post we'll focus on getting the right soil temperature for germinating seeds. We'll look at why this is important, how to take soil temperature, and I've included a table showing the minimum and preferred soil temperatures for germination of some common plants.

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How to get the best seed germination results - Soil Temperature
A few days ago we sowed the tomato seeds for this seasons market and home garden. It never ceases to amaze me what little indoor space you need to rear thousands of seedlings. We use two 50 cm x 30 cm x 15 cm trays to germinate approx 150 seedlings from 10 ...

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Trees for Bees
Trees are the bee's knees, and I'm pretty fond of bees too :) Trees are an important, stable source of food for bees and other pollinators providing thousands of flower heads all in one place. I could go on and list their other virtues but the fact you're o...

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A unique learning opportunity studying the productivity of polyculture market gardens in the beautiful Balkans.
Encouraged by high yields and high levels of biodiversity that we have been recording in our  home gardens  we have extended our research to look at how we can provide nutritious affordable food whilst enhancing biodiversity in polyculture market gardens. W...

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The Early Polleniser Polyculture - A Support Polyculture for Orchards, Farms and Gardens
Pollination support for farms and gardens, yields of nutritious delicious fruits and nuts, valuable nesting sites for endangered native bees, and spectacular flower displays to shake off the winter blues. Welcome to the Early Polleniser Polyculture.  As the...

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The Early Polleniser Polyculture - A Support Polyculture for Orchards, Farms and Gardens
Pollination support for farms and gardens, yields of nutritious delicious fruits and nuts, valuable nesting sites for endangered native bees, and spectacular flower displays to shake off the winter blues. Welcome to the Early Polleniser Polyculture. As the ...

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