Soil, compost, and mulch are not the sexiest topics, but they could be the most important part of gardening. Healthy soil is key to successful growing, and mulch and compost are two essential helpers. … [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.
If you are interested in how life in the garden works—how plants live, grow, and interact, along with all the other living things—this is a wonderful time to follow natural science research. Soil, … [Read more...]
Why do tree leaves change color in fall? If you have forgotten this stuff from your school days, it's time for a refresher. Plus, more is known today than years ago. For starters, did you know the … [Read more...]
We know composting is good for the garden and the environment, but did you know you can save food scraps for composting all year-round—even in cold climate? I'll show you my simple method, which is … [Read more...]