Are you dealing with soil that is high in clay or sand? Most gardeners need to amend soil to improve it, and here are some of my favorite organic soil amendments that can help.
Maximilian sunflower is a beautiful flower to add to your garden, but its uses go beyond beauty. Learn about this permaculture plant and 8 reasons to grow it in your landscape.
There are many ways to build a compost bin. Here are some of the many ways we have composted and what works best for us now.
We all know that we should fertilize our gardens regularly, but many of us are unsure of how to do it properly and safely without the use of chemical fertilizers. After all, those chemical fertilizers have a label with specific directions, while organic material does not. In this post, find out how to make your own natural fertilizer at home–in the right quantity–with very little effort.
Sometimes things go wrong in a worm bin and fruit flies develop. Learn how to get rid of them quickly, and how to avoid getting them again in the future.
Our first worm bin was a gift, and we fussed over our new collection of worms like new parents. Unfortunately, our inexperience led to some problems. Here’s a look at the new bin, the mistakes we made, and the problems that ensued.
Preparing the garden for winter is an important task, whether you’re growing a winter garden or putting the garden to rest until spring. Here’s what to do to keep winter harvests coming and prepare for a successful spring, too.
Mulching is an essential component of the garden that is often overlooked, but can save time in the long run. Find out what mulch is, how to mulch properly, and the various types of mulch.