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.
Soil erosion can leave slopes barren, allowing nothing but the hardiest plants to grow.
The world’s water resources are finite, and they are getting smaller every year. Is your garden part of the problem?
Sandy soil drains well, is easier to work, and is less likely to carry bacterial and fungal diseases.
Making your own compost is actually easier than many seem to believe. Here are the basics.
You can labor less, work more efficiently, and maybe even spend less money on your garden with a few smart gardening shortcuts.
When properly applied, they improve soil drainage, water-holding capacity, and aeration. Unlike perlite and other rock products, however, they do not require mining. Here's how you can use rice hulls in your garden.