We warmly welcome our new YOLO CEMENT MIXER to our YOLO family. Perfectly mix concrete, mortar and plaster (and anything else too!) without breaking your back or creating a mess. It is ideal for home DIY projects, landscapers and handyman
It is early August and up on the highveld the weather is weirdly warm – but we are sure to have another one or two cold snaps before spring really sets in. It is almost time for our lawns to
As you start to plan how you would like your veggie and flower beds to be this coming season, consider Jane’s approach of no-dig gardening and her tips on how to do this. “The main cause of compacted soil is
If you’re going no dig, Jane’s Delicious Garden recommends adding your compost to the surface of your beds. “To maintain fertile, healthy soil we need to continually replace the nutrients we remove when we harvest our vegetables and herbs. Using the no
Water-wise plant recommendations from Garden & Home. I’m not big on watering – it seems a waste to put drinking water on a garden – so I rely mostly on my grey water running into the garden and on rain.
Composting is a year-round activity because even when our gardens are quiet, we produce organic waste from our homes every day, regardless of the season. How much kitchen waste do you generate each day? I fill half to one icecream
If you are going away, add more dry ‘brown’, carbon-rich materials and tumble. Make use of the leaves littering your lawn. You can easily leave your YOLO for a week or more without worry. When you get back, tumble more
My veggie seedlings sleep in my YOLO Compost Tumbler at night to benefit from the warm, moist and humid environment. These broadbean seedlings are 2.5 weeks since planting. Nights are getting much colder as winter sets in. I’ve found that
Compost tumbling is, like hot bins, heaps, stacks and cages, a natural composting process. What makes compost tumbling effective is that the tumbling mixes and aerates the contents – this is why the composting process is faster than the others.
Autumn is here! Love those leaves by doing something useful with them. Rake them, shred them and save ’em to use in your YOLO Compost Tumbler throughout the year as a carbon-rich material. No shredding machine? No problem! Use your