Are leftover Halloween pumpkins edible? It seems so wasteful to get rid of this giant vegetable just because October 31st is done. Let's see what you can do. I also have some no-carve options for … [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.
We are often told how valuable earthworms are for our gardens with their soil-enriching abilities—but are they truly beneficial? Let's have a quick look at their history in North America and what this … [Read more...]
Are fall leaves good for the garden? Is it okay to use leaves as mulch? Find out the natural benefits of leaves and how to make the most of them in your growing space. This is part of a series on … [Read more...]
We think of fall as the time to clean up the garden and get everything put away until spring but the truth is, tidying up can be harmful to your garden. All of the wildlife (great, small, and … [Read more...]