legumes

4 Foods that Boost Soil Nitrogen

Plants in the legume family have the ability to fix nitrogen in your farm’s soil, but these four crops will feed you, too.

crop rotation

6 Simple Steps to Crop Rotation

Rotating plant families through your garden reduces pest pressure, improves soil nutrition and increases your harvest.

Brew Compost Tea in 5 Easy Steps

Bubble, bubble, toil and—no trouble! Compost tea is easy to make and will give your garden soil the boost it needs to grow a healthy crop this season.

Rocks in Your Garden? Leave Them There!

Since the time of the earliest settlers in this country, the process has been relatively the same: We clear an area of trees and shrubs, peel off the sod, and till the soil.

4 Tips to Grow Your Best Coleus

Last week, we talked about all the coleus varieties I’m looking forward to growing in my garden this year. Today, I’d like to share some of my favorite hints for growing coleus successfully.

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