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Jane Griffiths Shares Six Tips to a Happy, Healthy Garden

Jane\'s Delicious HerbsJane's Delicious Gardening Calendar 2014Renowned gardening author Jane Griffiths has shared six easy steps to create a healthy and productive home garden.

Griffiths, who has written several gardening books, including Jane’s Delicious Herbs and Jane’s Delicious Gardening Calendar 2014, has some unusual advice for aspiring gardeners, including never digging the soil, which will be welcome tip for most gardeners!

Create small beds about the size of a door – with pathways around and enrich the soil with well-rotted manure and compost. Once enriched, don’t ever dig the soil again: No-dig gardening creates healthy, rich soil. When you need to replenish, simply add compost, manure and organic fertiliser to the surface of the beds. To avoid the soil becoming compacted, don’t ever stand on the soil – use the pathways.

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