Visiting Maine, I learn that beaver dams, composting and persevering plants work far quicker to make soil in rocky areas than weathering and erosion.
Tomatoes are a popular garden crop, but a plentiful harvest is not guaranteed. Here are some common summer tomato problems and how to overcome them.
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.
Timing, type and source of cover material, and letting go of certain preconceived ideas factor into establishing a no-till garden that works for your circumstances.
In his book, Andrew Mefford highlights multiple methods using no chemicals and minimal equipment that can improve soil management, produce better vegetables and fight climate change.