Don't use plastic, straw, mulch, grass or shallow-rooted
ground covers atone to control erosion on a slope because they won't be stable over the long term.
, leafy veg such as radish, cauliflower, courgette, cucumber, runner beans, lettuce, spinach, and summer cabbage require a weekly soak.
HOES and other weeding tools are designed to remove shallow-rooted
annual weeds and to cut the roots of deep-rooted perennials.
shrubs can be dug up, retaining a large rootball, lifted on to a polythene sheet which can then be moved to a new, well-prepared site which has been enriched with organic matter.
plants require watering far more regularly than deep-rooted ones, which are capable of seeking out their own supply.
Williams says: "Doncaster has a good soil type, but the old grass was prone to disease and shallow-rooted
But, says Jorge Delgado, a soil scientist at ARS's Soil Plant Nutrient Research Unit in Fort Collins, Colorado, "nitrogen recovery can be significantly improved, and nitrate leaching minimized, by following a shallow-rooted
crop with a deep-rooted cover crop, like winter rye, malting barley, or winter wheat.
This was powerful evidence as to how shallow-rooted
the faith had been under their system.
kohlrabi feeds near the top of the soil, while the beets reach farther down into the soil for food.
The architecture of the 1920s was neither so simpleminded nor so shallow-rooted
To grow your own green you'll need to layer your roof with a water-tight membrane, a drainage system, a soil mix three inches deep or so, and shallow-rooted
plants hearty enough to endure full sun and exposure to the elements.