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Nematodes and Strulch -  a good example of the Contemporary Integrated Crop Management (IPM) approach to reducing the use of pesticides
06
OCT
2016

Nematodes and Strulch - a good example of the Contemporary Integrated Crop Management (IPM)...

A nematode is a microscopic worm - Strulch Organic garden mulch Using nematodes and Strulch to keep slugs under control is a good example the contemporary Integrated Crop Management (IPM) approach to reducing use of pesticides. IPM is an ecosystem-based strategy that focuses on long-term prevention of pests or their damage through a combination of techniques such as biological control, habitat...
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 Strulch - Organic mineralised garden mulches
04
AUG
2016

Strulch - Organic mineralised garden mulches

Strulch - The organic garden Mulch Firstly what is a mulch? The definition in the Oxford English dictionary is “A mixture of wet straw, leaves, etc, spread around (the roots of) a plant to enrich or insulate the soil.” Neither wet straw nor leaves make ideal mulch materials, and there’s a lot more to mulching than enrichment and insulation. So what should we be mulching with and what can we...
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Be A Happy Gardener with Strulch Garden Mulch
27
JUL
2016

Be A Happy Gardener with Strulch Garden Mulch

It's always a delight to receive positive testimonials about our Strulch garden mulch, to see how it is being used in gardens around the country. Recently Tricia got in touch with us to share her success about how, by using Strulch, she has prevented weeds from growing in her fruit beds for three years. Tricia's garden is at Upper Shelderton House in Shropshire, she shows her garden for charity...
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 Shannon’s Garden Centre in London are a new Strulch stockist
30
MAR
2016

Shannon’s Garden Centre in London are a new Strulch stockist

At Strulch we are always delighted when a new garden centre joins as a stockist. Today we welcome Shannon’s Garden Centre who are based in Forest Hill, South-East London, as one of our new stockists. The founder of Shannon’s Garden Centre, Henry Shannon originally started in business as a landscaper but after dreaming of owning his own garden centre he built Shannon’s Garden Centre on land in...
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Strulch Garden Mulch gets a mention in the Waitrose Garden Magazine
26
MAR
2016

Strulch Garden Mulch gets a mention in the Waitrose Garden Magazine

Prevent weeds with Strulch Happy Easter On my recent shopping trip to Waitrose supermarket I picked up a copy of their Garden Magazine. On page entitled 'Doing it Organically' there is a paragraph titled ' Mulch Your Way to Success' It says " A mulch of home-made compost or manure is soon taken down into the soil by worms' improving the soil's structure and organic content. A thick layer...
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Strulch Garden Mulch Prevents Weeds and Survives the Wind!
17
MAR
2016

Strulch Garden Mulch Prevents Weeds and Survives the Wind!

Today J Segar of Warwickshire shares his wonderful testimonial of our Strulch garden mulch. We live in a barn in the Midlands, on a ridge between Stratford-on-Avon and Worcester. There was no planting here when we moved in, and Jane has worked tirelessly to transform it into a much admired garden. One problem that we have gardening here is that we are surrounded by fields. It sounds idyllic,...
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Strulch Garden Mulch Testimonial from Terstan Gardens
16
MAR
2016

Strulch Garden Mulch Testimonial from Terstan Gardens

Terstan Garden uses Strulch We regularly receive glowing testimonials about our Strulch, garden mulch. We were delighted when Sandy and Penny of Terstan Garden in Hampshire shared their great experiences when using Strulch in their garden. Terstan Garden (Hampshire) has been made by Sandy and Penny Burnfield over more than 40 years, starting from a wilderness of rank weeds and household...
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Bodmin Herb Nursery New Stockists of Strulch Garden Mulch
16
FEB
2016

Bodmin Herb Nursery New Stockists of Strulch Garden Mulch

We are delighted to share with you that Bodmin Herb Nursery are now stockists of our Strulch garden mulch. Bodmin Herb Nusery are specialists in herbs and herbaceous perennials. When you visit their nursery you will find they have hundreds of varieties of herbs available and thousands of flowering perennials. On top of that they also stock shrubs, bedding and hanging plants plus lots more...
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Pengethley Garden Centre - A New Stockist in Herefordshire
16
FEB
2016

Pengethley Garden Centre - A New Stockist in Herefordshire

Pengethley Garden Centre, Herfordshire, Strulch Stockist We are pleased to welcome Pengethley Garden Centre as a new Strulch stockist in Herefordshire. Much like ourselves and many of our customers, Pengethley Garden Centre are huge fans of good quality plants. This is evident in their Planteria where they stock a wide range of plants for your garden. Strulch is especially popular for plant...
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Anne Says ‘I couldn’t recommend it more highly’ The it being Strulch Garden Mulch!
08
FEB
2016

Anne Says ‘I couldn’t recommend it more highly’ The it being Strulch Garden Mulch!

I have tried many different types of mulch on my garden over the past 20 years but I have never found one as effective and easy to apply as Strulch I have applied tons ( and I really do mean tons!) of shredded bark recycled garden compost etc and it all looks ok for about 6 months but within a year it is gone. So soul-destroying as although it was better than nothing it was expensive , it was...
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