Non Woven geotextile – Black

Another great geotextile product has landed at Spudulica Home and Garden. A new black non-woven product. Usually a white/off white fabric, non-woven geotextile membrane is essential for any number of outdoor tasks. Do you need a tough non-woven fabric that would suit your project better in black? Or do you need a heavier weight membrane […]

Bog garden

Following on from previous blogs about waterlogging and dealing with too moist areas; its time to celebrate these damp and wet areas by creating a bog garden.  Adding a new bog area will increase local ecosystems and biodiversity. Bog gardens are also great for a transitioning from a pond back to a drier part of […]

Waterlogged Plants

Following on from last weeks blog on waterlogged garden solutions, this week we are focussing on the issues specifically with plants in waterlogged areas of the garden. Plants can become waterlogged in beds and pots. Waterlogging is an excess of water around roots caused by badly draining soil. This can be very damaging for plants […]

Waterlogging

Do you have issues with waterlogging? In a period of heavy rainfall does any area of your garden become saturated with water. Are plants and grass areas surrounded by a pool of water that does not disperse into the ground. A dense soil can cause this problem. It can also lead to fungal diseases on […]

Non woven geotextile membrane

Geotextile membrane is a fabric used for engineering purposes including drainage, filtration, separation, reinforcement, soakaways, and land drains. Truly a versatile product that is an important part of many projects. Geotextile membrane can also be referred to as terram – This is a brand name but the same product. Geotextile membrane is a fabric made […]

garden water Storage

Why not harvest your rainwater? It is easy to save water from your down pipe to your chosen water storage. It also allows you to help the environment locally by saving your water from saturating the ground. Plants love rainwater and its not got added chlorine like your tap water and it is an easy […]

National Tree Week 28th Nov-6th Dec

Trees are a part of our everyday landscape. But have you stopped to think about the benefits they bring?? During national tree week lets celebrate our Trees. Trees clean the air by removing nitrogen oxides and other pollutant gases, they also take in excess CO2. Trees save water through evaporation and can prevent soil erosion […]

What is a channel drain?

A channel drain is an enclosed channel with grating on the top. They run along the edge of an area within the floor; they are added to remove surface water from a specific area. To help control the flow of water and prevent flooding/pooling of water. This moves excess water to the underground drainage system […]

Percolation Test

Percolation test – surface water drainage You need to do a percolation test if your thinking of having a soakaway drainage system in your garden or replacing a soakaway system. A percolation test must also be done for septic tanks/ sewage treatment. Make sure you do this test in normal conditions and not in summer. […]