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.
Adding compost to Sandy OR Clay soils improves soils structure for both but for different reasons.
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 … Read More
Starting seed indoors gives you a head start on the season. Read this guest post, and see how easy it is.
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 … Read More
Great! You have picked out your location, now let’s consider of what type of garden to put in.
There are many styles of vegetable gardens. In the “old days” row … Read More
When planning your gardens’ location there are primary things to consider that will help maximize your enjoyment and vegetable production. They are light, access to water, competition, size, and ease … Read More
They are predicting another brutal winter with a lot of snow. Looking back on the blizzard of 2010 when we received 22 inches in about 18 hours, it got me … Read More
Part of the plan for the Square Foot Garden is a trellis to support tomatoes, squash and beans. This was a simple project, and was inexpensive. Made of ground stakes, … Read More
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