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.
If you prefer not to use weed-control methods that contain commercially produced herbicides, here are several natural methods and accompanying advice on fighting weeds.
The invasive, odiferous tree of heaven attracts pollinators but is toxic to other plants. It has human medicinal uses, but cutting alone encourages more growth.
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.
A handheld weed cutter gets into spaces where mowers and string trimmers would fail, and it makes weeding a more mindful experience, bringing out the tiny goings-on in my garden.
Living mulches restrict weed growth, reduce soil water evaporation, limit erosion and support pollinators. Here are the best living mulches for your garden and how to use them.