Building with Bottles

While I’m waiting for the soil to dry out so I can prepare the beds for spring planting, I spend time in the garden building a new terrace on the lower part of the cliff.

Soil Testing Chart

Learn all you need to know to keep your soil healthy with these soil tests.

Soil Contamination: A Farm Buyer’s Primer

Before you purchase a property, be sure you know what’s in the soil. Everything from roadside pollution to illegal-drug contamination can affect your farm’s usability.

Soil Sifters

Recently, Italy celebrated the Festa Della Liberazione in honor of the day in 1945 when Italian partisans finally liberated Milan and Torino from the Nazi and Fascist troops.

How Do I … Build Raised Beds

Growing in raised beds has many advantages: It can be easier on aging backs and knees, and the soil conditions inside a raised bed can easily be kept optimal.

Building a Soil Sifter

This easy building project–a soil sifter–is a great way to build confidence using power tools.