A Beginner’s Guide to Peat Humus

Peat humus seems to be one of those “magical” soil amendments that can fix whatever ails your garden (assuming you can find any to purchase). But is this perception accurate? Let’s find out.

Improving Your Garden Soil

Healthy, nutrient-rich food starts with vibrant soil. You can build that vibrant soil in your backyard in 10 steps.

Nickel in Plants

Until recently, scientists did not consider nickel essential for plant growth. Now nickel is recognized as an essential nanonutrient.

Vegetable Guide—Updated

We have revised and updated our free online vegetable guide just in time for the coming season. Look for a new section on companion planting.