Ready to kill the fire ants naturally while giving the garden a real treat? Make compost tea!
Soil is teeming with life – earthworms and centipedes, fungi and bacteria, and so much more. One type of bacteria, Mycobacterium vaccae (M. vaccae), is particularly fascinating. M. vacae is especially abundant in soils rich in moist, organic matter. When we work in the soil, we breath it in. And we ingest it when we […]
Did you know there are multiple styles of composting? Have you ever heard of a worm farm? Composting is easy and something any gardener can do. It doesn’t have to smell or be unsightly and can be made in your backyard… even in town! (We do it!) This post dispels the composting myths and links […]
Think composting is hard? Think again. These simple tips for using a composter will have you making black gold in no time!
Digging, double digging, no digging… almost nothing gets gardeners arguing like discussing different methods of preparing the garden soil. Here are a few thoughts.
We are steadily working towards establishing our 2013 garden. Well, truthfully, it is our first garden. We tried half-heartedly with a single squarefoot garden and some container gardens before – but this time we are all-in. The Back to Eden method touts low-maintenance, and that is something we certainly strive for. See how things are […]