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Can coco coir be used in hydroponics?

Can coco coir be used in hydroponics? Considering adopting a soil-free planting system? You’ll be following in the footsteps of the Aztecs, ancient Chinese and NASA astronauts. And if you’re wondering if coco coir can be used in hydroponics, the answer is a resounding Yes! Read on for lots of tips on how to get…

How to clean a coir doormat: The complete guide

A coir doormat lets guests know your house is sustainable from the first step, with the style and design that introduces people to your home. Cleaning it properly is essential to ensuring the mat’s longevity, effectiveness, and continued contribution to a more mindful, eco-friendly home. What is coir? Coconut coir is the fibrous outer layer…

Coco coir for worm bins

If you’ve invested in a composting wormery, you’re on to a winner. These wriggling little workers produce fantastic organic compost! But it’s vital to keep them happy. Using coco coir for worm bins is just the ticket. Will worms eat coconut coir? Absolutely! Worms love to eat coconut coir. And live in it. Technically the…

Green Gardener’s Guild Chat With: @littlegreengem_

Welcome back to your fortnightly catch-up with Coco&Coir and our wonderful Green Gardeners here at our Guild! It’s been quite the adventure through summer with our gardeners, and as we swiftly enter Autumn with Halloween on the horizon, we have yet another lovely green and growing garden to take a look around. In this catch-up,…

Keeping warm when gardening

Toasty tips on keeping warm when gardening In the colder days of autumn and winter, it’s important to keep on top of your gardening jobs. But chilly weather can make for miserable conditions. Make sure to follow our tips on keeping warm when gardening so you’re as happy as your plants! Insulating clothes for gardening…

Smart ways to make the most of your porch

Smart ways to make the most of your porch It can be such a bonus having a space between your front door and hallway in which to store items. An enclosed porch also helps with insulation, blocking out draughts from the front door. But a porch can easily turn into a ‘dumping ground’ rather than…

Green Gardener’s Guild Chat With: @myjourneyintogardening

Welcome to your next edition of our Green Gardener’s Guild Chats – this time with a fantastic allotment owner, Ana from @myjourneyintogardening. We wanted to catch up with Ana and see just how she has been growing her allotment. As a beginner to her allotment, there is work to be done – and we are…

Sustainable ways to revamp your hallway

Sustainable ways to revamp your hallway which won’t break the bank Opening your front door and walking into a welcoming entrance space is such a pleasure. But often the importance of that first impression is overlooked in favour of renovating other rooms. Plus applying eco-friendly principles can be daunting. Check out some sustainable ways to…

How To Keep Dirt Out Of Your Home

How to keep dirt out of your home Cleaning your home can seem to be a never-ending battle. Do you sometimes feel like you spend hours getting things spick and span, but back at square one after only a couple of days? Don’t despair! We’ve lots of tips on how to keep dirt out of…