Visiting Maine, I learn that beaver dams, composting and persevering plants work far quicker to make soil in rocky areas than weathering and erosion.
Mulch can improve garden soil and also limit weeds. Here are a number of materials that make good mulch, their pros and cons, and where you can get them.
Nurseries are beautiful places, but they can be very confusing when it comes to fertilizer. Here’s how to make the best choices for the plants in your container garden.
If you’ve tried a no-till garden before without success, perhaps you didn’t try the right method. Here are several options for achieving a no-till garden.
If you maintain a compost area or container, you’ll find that our common discards often result in uncommon “offspring” or volunteers to assist us.