Category Archives: Soil

Why Compost Costs So Much

Print PDF  And Where To Find Good Quality Compost As spring arrives, it’s time to replenish our garden soil. Whether homemade or commercial, good quality compost nourishes the soil so it can in turn nourish our plants. Since compost can … Continue reading

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No More Peat Moss In The Garden

Print PDF  More Manure, Less Peat Moss, Please! Each spring, it makes me crazy to see well-meaning people load up on bales of peatmoss. I know they think they are doing a Good Thing but sadly, they are not. All … Continue reading

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Sustainable Bed Making

Print PDFRaised Beds Don’t Need Wooden Sides Some years ago, I attended a workshop on wood safety, part of an environmental conference sponsored by a group called Beyond Pesticides. About 50 people were gathered for this workshop, which presented alternatives … Continue reading

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Winter Garden Makeovers

Print PDF  What To Do When It’s Too Wet To Garden Wet winters are tough on hardcore gardeners, who fret when kept out of the beds and borders. Sadly, soggy soil is especially prone to damage. When we walk and … Continue reading

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