Organic Composting


Grotec's Green Guide to Organic Composting for Beginners In the gardening world there are old rumours digging around about Organic Composting being too complicated, smelly and very messy. It is, well, only if you do it the wrong way. There are many types of composting, however they have the same goal, to feed the valuable

Organic Composting2019-05-01T15:13:59+10:00

Spring Gardening Tips


Early Spring Gardening Tips to prepare you for Spring Following on from Natural Plant Disease Treatments and Common Plant Diseases in your garden, we will be talking about how plants are transitioning into Spring and what steps you can take to ensure you get the most out of the flowering season. Do Plants Hibernate? All around

Spring Gardening Tips2018-08-28T15:14:01+10:00

Natural Plant Disease Treatments


Prevention, Protection and Using Natural Plant Disease Treatments In today’s article we will be following on from the previous post, 5 Common Plant Diseases in your Garden and discussing Natural Plant Disease Treatments and what Prevention Methods are available along with a few extra steps that you could take to change the way your garden

Natural Plant Disease Treatments2018-06-28T13:54:42+10:00

Common Plant Diseases in Your Garden


5 Common Plant Diseases In the previous articles we talked about Natural Pest Controls for Plants and how you can identify, treat and prevent an infestation of Slugs & Snails. For the first article of June, we will be covering Common Plant Diseases in Your Garden. In the following article will be the best treatment

Common Plant Diseases in Your Garden2018-06-13T10:47:24+10:00

Slugs & Snails


Identifying, Treating and Preventing Slugs & Snails In the last article we talked about Insects & Mites and the ways you can identify their pest activity and treat these critters without harming your garden. In this article we will cover how to identify, treat and prevent Slugs & Snails. Gastropods – This class in the

Slugs & Snails2018-05-23T09:43:40+10:00

Natural Pest Control for Plants


Your first step to understanding Natural Pest Control For Plants Plant Pests In the previous posts we discussed different types of Soils, and Plant Nutrients and how to treat and restore balance in the garden. In the up-coming articles, we will be discussing some common Plant Pests & Diseases along with what Treatments,  Natural Pest Controls

Natural Pest Control for Plants2018-06-07T11:05:33+10:00

Alkaline Soil & Soil Improving


Alkaline Soil In the previous post we discussed Acidic Soils and how to neutralise the acid compounds, today Alkaline Soil will be the topic of interest. Although Acidic Soils are very common there are areas where it is the Alkalinity in the soil throwing gardening ambitions out the window. Alkaline Soils contain a pH level

Alkaline Soil & Soil Improving2018-03-21T11:30:57+10:00

Plant Nutrients


Soil & Plant Nutrients and their value in your garden. Following on from Weeds & Water, one of the biggest sources of Plant and Soil Nutrients come from Soil, the nutrients in the soil allow the plants to develop strong roots, have a healthy growth rate, and combat diseases and pests. The three primary Plant

Plant Nutrients2018-03-07T08:16:52+10:00

Summer Garden Maintenance: Weeds & Water


HUMANS HAVE HEARTS, PLANTS HAVE ROOTS & WEEDS WANT EVERYTHING. For the first post of 2018, we will consider two of the biggest issues in everyone’s garden around this time of year, Weeds and Water. Most people will water their garden 2-3 times a week, favouring the frequent & quick watering of the plants and

Summer Garden Maintenance: Weeds & Water2018-03-07T08:26:13+10:00

Growing a Vertical Herb Garden on a Budget


How to grow a Vertical Herb Garden without breaking the budget. Creating your own vertical herb garden doesn’t have to break your budget, or your back. Grotec is here with a simple and easy way to explain to you, the what, why and how of a vertical herb garden. There are so many perks and advantages of having

Growing a Vertical Herb Garden on a Budget2017-11-13T05:05:20+10:00