Compost used to be the heart of organic gardening. Now, herbicide contamination is a major concern. Learn 5 questions to ask before buying compost soil.
Learning How to Build and Maintain Soil Fertility
Soil is a gardener’s most valuable asset. Providing a happy home for soil organisms in your garden can pay dividends.
Learn ideas for building and maintaining soil fertility, including fixing compacted soil, enriching with soil amendments, working with water and improving drainage, mulching, companion planting, and more.
Compost can easily be contaminated with persistent herbicide which may harm your garden. Learn the cause and how to keep it out of your compost bin.
Raised beds on pavement is a strategy for gardeners with limited growing space. Learn how to grow food on paved surfaces such as concrete or asphalt.
Borage is a useful herb with delightful blue-purple flowers. Here are six reasons to grow this cousin to comfrey in the permaculture garden.
Got compaction? These clay-busting plants penetrate heavy soil to leave it loosened, aerated, and enriched. Jumpstart a regenerative garden ecology.
Heavy clay soil can be frustrating. Follow this 6-step plan to improve soil so you can garden with ease and grow crops that thrive.
Manure is considered one of the best garden amendments. At least it used to be. Here’s how manure in the garden may actually destroy your soil.
Wild herbs have long been known for their medicinal value. Learn about a number of wild herbs to grow in your garden to have your own free pharmacy.