Understanding soil texture can seem like a big science project. This couldn’t be farther from the truth though. Determining soil texture is very simple and I’ve broken it down step-by-step for you in this soil texture guide. Don’t be intimidated by the soil texture triangle. Instead, learn how to determine soil texture at home so […]
Gardening requires more that just taking care of plants once they are in the ground. To garden well and have a productive crop, you must also take care of the soil. I’ve listed three things that you can do in the fall that will prepare your garden for the spring planting.
There are several things that you can do to your garden soil in the fall. I recommend doing these three things in the fall to prepare your garden for the best possible garden. Don’t pack your garden gloves away yet. Read on to see what you can be doing with your garden soil in the […]
Do you want to boost the health and resilience of your veggie plants? Seaweed can do just that and more! It supplies loads of minerals and micronutrients to your garden soil and it stimulates plant growth. This helps to increase pest resistance and also increases the nutrient density of your crops. The soil microbiology is […]
A cover crop is a crop planted in a garden bed to protect the soil from erosion, control weeds, loosen soil, improve the soil by adding organic matter and depending on the cover crop it may be used to increase the nitrogen in the soil. Most garden beds can greatly benefit from the use of […]
How to Choose Organic Soil Supplements -the process of choosing organic soil supplements can be a little intimidating. Join me as I break it down to the why, what and how.