Did you know that plants require proper nutrition to thrive just like humans do? In this post I will walk you through the basics of plant nutrition. I will also give you some tips about how to spot nutrient deficiencies and why they matter.
Organic gardeners are always looking for ways to improve their soil naturally. Of course you can buy organic fertilizers in a garden center but wouldn’t it be more natural to just make them? I have tried many ways to make organic fertilizer for my garden over the years and have found them to be just […]
Comfrey has long been touted as a miracle plant for its soil-boosting properties by permaculture enthusiasts. Does it really heal damaged soil?
Finding food-producing plants that are also useful in other ways is a great joy of mine. Many culinary herbs, for example, are not only delicious and nutritious, but they may also attract beneficial insects or deter pests. These four shrubs will not only provide berries for you, but also produce nitrogen to fertilize the garden.
Comfrey is a powerhouse in the garden–attracting pollinators and beneficial insects, providing medicinal value, and enriching soil with nutrients. Here are seven ways comfrey can fertilize the soil for healthier and more abundant crops.
The yarrow plant is a flowering herb with many uses medicinally and in the permaculture garden. Here are 5 reasons why you will benefit from growing yarrow.