Soil & Compost

Top 4 Tips to build healthy garden soil

Top 4 Tips to build healthy garden soil

Soil is a blend of organic material, water, air, and minerals. The organic matter comes from plant roots, microorganisms, and decaying plants and animals. When you follow these top 4 tips to build healthy garden soil, you will be pleased with your garden. When the […]

How to amend clay soil

How to amend clay soil

Gardening can be difficult when your garden is mostly clay soil. Clay soil is challenging because it is dense and holds a lot of moisture. It looks like nothing would grow in it. Most people blame the builders for removing the quality soil during the […]

Revitalizing Potting Soil: 4 Incredibly Easy Steps to reuse soil

Revitalizing Potting Soil: 4 Incredibly Easy Steps to reuse soil

Ever wondered if you could reuse your old potting soil?  It can be done!  Here are 4 Incredibly Easy Steps to Revitalizing Potting Soil! The Easy way to revitalizing potting soil Use compost to refresh potting soil from last season and keep your container plants […]

Seed Starting Mix

Seed Starting Mix

Starting plants from seed is fun, and it’s also a huge money saver. When I talk about starting seeds indoors, one of the first questions new gardeners ask me is about the best seed starting mix to use. This is a very important question, because […]

Double Digging

Double Digging

Want a super productive garden this year? The super simple method of double digging can help you turn a productive garden into a super productive garden.  If you have an area of soil that you want to turn into a garden bed with deep, loose soil, […]

How to compost using free local resources

How to compost using free local resources

  There is absolutely no reason to spend large amounts of money on buying compost from the local big box stores, nurseries or trying to make your own. It’s simple if you know how to compost using free local resources. The idea of compost is […]

Compost: Black gold?

Compost: Black gold?

Compost: Black Gold? In our world today we have many different opportunities to go green. We can use solar energy to power our homes, drive hybrid cars, re-purpose old things to give them new life and even live in tiny homes.  One of the most […]