You may have already noticed frogspawn lacing the ponds and crocuses poking through the grass. Now is the perfect time to start getting busy outdoors!
Planting the same thing in the same place year after year drains nutrients from the soil. You can avoid this by changing what you plant on a particular plot or bed from year to year.
By Ashley Baxter and Hey Monty! Do you know that your kitchen scraps and the compost bin at the bottom of your yard can help save the world? Want to know how? Our planet is warming, our population continues to explode at an exponential rate and we’re depleting our soils faster than nature can replenish […]
The trend is no-dig. But there might be a time and place for double-digging for some gardeners in certain situations.
You can use a wide variety of legumes, grasses, and herbs as cover crops, but for sheer versatility, borage is probably among the best.
If you are new to gardening and want a quick, easy start, then raised beds might just be your best path forward.
Small farmers and homesteaders all over the world have used hügelkultur to grow food and increase yields. Here’s how to build the ultimate raised bed in your garden.
The versatile organic material is now widely available in processed form for use in gardens. Here’s how you can use coir in your garden.
Garden anemia – or iron chlorosis – is the most common micro-nutrient problem for a wide variety of plants and trees. Here’s how to fix it.
Soil that has become compacted is not only harder to work, it can also discourage beneficial organisms from your garden. Even worse, plants do not grow well in compacted dirt.