Inflation causes price increases, what does that mean for you?

inflation

New Zealand’s inflation New Zealand inflation has hit its highest rate in over 30 years sitting at 5.9%, and these price increases are widespread across many industries. And it doesn’t stop in New Zealand. Many countries are experiencing their highest inflation rates in decades due to recent global events. New Zealand’s inflation is higher than […]

Long-term benefits of compost when applied to your soils

long-term benefits of compost

We’re putting more and more synthetic fertilisers into our land and simultaneously asking more from our productivity and outputs. Something has to give and is that organic matter? The thing that is unseen and slowly going away without us even realising?   How many years will it be until SOS has another meaning of, Save […]

How do you make compost in bulk?

make compost in bulk

Ever wonder what process our compost products go through before it reaches you?   It’s a common misconception that compost is just soil with additives to help build organic matter. But the truth is, there is a science behind the process of making quality compost in bulk.   At home, your compost is likely made […]

Repurpose your grape marc to increase soil health

repurpose your grape marc

Grape marc can be used for cattle feed, fuel, hand sanitiser, grape seed oil, or even to make grappa. But the challenges that come with these solutions are the ability to cope with a raw material that arrives all at once, the transportation requirements, and the money & time to set up a facility big […]

Applying sawdust to reduce nitrogen leaching

applying sawdust for nitrogen leaching

Although it’s important for soils to have nitrogen for plant and grass growth, once nitrogen drains past root systems, it can become a pollutant. When the ground across paddocks becomes overly wet through rainfall or irrigation, the soil will reach a point where it can’t hold water anymore. This happens because the air pockets within […]