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Yet another view on composting – or teaching an old dog new tricks
8 years ago

Yet another view on composting – or teaching an old dog new tricks

By  •  Video, Garden

Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks. Here’s a TEDx video that turns a lot of what I believe about composting upside down.

How Compost improves Sandy and Clay soils (video)
8 years ago

How Compost improves Sandy and Clay soils (video)

By  •  Video, Garden

Adding compost to Sandy OR Clay soils improves soils structure for both but for different reasons.

What happens in the compost pile
9 years ago

What happens in the compost pile

By  •  Garden

Compost is key to organic gardening, but what’s really happening in the pile?

Compost – the key to great soil
10 years ago

Compost – the key to great soil

By  •  Garden

Compost – such a humble thing yet so important to the garden.   I spent the several hours this weekend screening compost before adding it to the beds. Standing over the …
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Planning Your Garden – Part III – About Soil
10 years ago

Planning Your Garden – Part III – About Soil

By  •  Garden

Let’s talk Dirt(y)! What is soil?

Soil is a mix of eroded rock and organic matter. Over millions of years rock breaks down to tiny bits and may mix with …
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