While some gardeners may be blessed with excellent soil, most of us garden with soil that is far less than perfect. But turning poor soil into a rich, vigorous foundation for your garden is not difficult, once you understand the basics of soil care.
Mother Nature doesn’t use a spade. That is why 'no-till' or 'no-dig' gardening is gaining popularity among so many gardeners across the world.
We all know what it's like to spend a fall afternoon clearing the garden of leaves. But wouldn't it be simpler - if not better - if we use them to make a more productive garden?
The trend is no-dig. But there might be a time and place for double-digging for some gardeners in certain situations.
Don’t throw your coffee grounds into the trash bin; their use extends far beyond your coffee cup. The truth is, you can use those coffee grounds in your garden. They…
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.
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.