For beginner gardeners, garden soil terminology can be confusing. What’s the difference between dirt, soil, and loam? And what’s an amendment anyway?
Learn how to test your soil type using simple items everyone has at home.
Caring for the soil is crucial to the long-term viability of our gardens and agricultural systems. Yet one of the biggest mistakes is contributing to soil erosion. In this post, we’ll talk about what’s at stake and 5 ways you can prevent soil erosion.
Solarizing your garden is a great way to get rid of weeds, but this weeks reader’s question is what does it do to the nutrients? Read about this organic weeding method and increase the nutrients in your garden soil today!
Trying to figure out how many bags of garden soil you need when you have a raised garden bed can be overwhelming, but this calculation makes it simple. Most bags of soil are sold in 1 cubic feet sizes, but they are sometimes sold in three cubic foot size. To make things even more confusing, […]
Growing produce is very similar to baking a cake. Fresh, high-quality seeds are like fresh, high-quality ingredients. But much like a sub-par oven can ruin a cake, sub-par soil can ruin your crop quality and harvest quantity. Improve your soil and you will improve your growing experience. Test Your Soil, Add Missing Elements, Compost Find […]