Category Archives: Soil

Hardy Garden Primroses

Print PDFPrimadonna Primroses Of The Past I was recently asked to write more about collectors’ primroses; here are excerpts from an article I wrote some twenty years ago that pretty much covers the topic. It’s fun to look back and … Continue reading

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What IS The Soil Food Web, Anyway?

Print PDF  A World In Every Spoonful Of Soil I was recently asked to explain what the soil food web might be. A decade or so ago, only a handful of people in the country had even heard the term. … Continue reading

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Cover Crops Boost Soil Power

Print PDFTo Build Soil And Foil Weeds, Sow Fall Cover Crops Though summer is fading, the still-warm days of fall are an excellent  time to do all sorts of garden chores, from planting trees and shrubs to prepping new beds … Continue reading

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Restocking The Kitchen Garden

Print PDFFeeding The Garden & You The rains are back, and though the days are still beautifully warm, night temperatures are dropping once again. As summer gently fades away, the garden soil is still warm enough to make a lovely … Continue reading

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