If you are wondering what type of fertilizer to use in your garden and whether choosing organic or synthetic matters, this should help. To get started, keeping compost is the most economical way to … [Read more...]
Soil is it! It's the most important and precious resource in the garden. Those top 6 to 8-inches of soil will make or break a garden, and, our entire agricultural system.
Keep it organic and handle with care.
We continually renew our soil by adding decayed plants as compost. Use those food scraps and plant cuttings for the greater good.
Is it safe to reuse potting soil from our planters or is it better to start fresh each year? Find out the best options for your garden containers. For more tips, see Keys to Healthy Soil with … [Read more...]
If you want to understand what your garden needs, a soil test can measure soil health and nutrients to identify any deficiencies. We tried a popular do-it-yourself home test with a lab test to see how … [Read more...]
It is not easy to grow in dense soil but this list of plants for clay soil will give you a fighting chance. There are flowering perennials, shrubs, climbers, and trees that all enjoy or tolerate hard … [Read more...]