You may have heard the adage, “You can’t have too much compost.” But is it true? A recurring theme in nature is balance. Too much or too little of anything causes problems.
Most gardening resources list the mineral needs of plants. But do plants, like humans and animals, need vitamins? The answers may not be quite what you expect.
Pecans in Kansas will sometimes require irrigation if they are to produce a large, high-quality crop.
There are two main ways to approach winter soil improvement: the mulch method and the cover crop method.
So how and where should you store seeds for maximum longevity? Here are five tips.
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.
Healthy, nutrient-rich food starts with vibrant soil. You can build that vibrant soil in your backyard in 10 steps.
By paying closer attention to what nature is telling us, we have an opportunity to bring our gardens back into balance.
Until recently, scientists did not consider nickel essential for plant growth. Now nickel is recognized as an essential nanonutrient.
K-State has an excellent collection of gardening resources on a wide range of topics available as free PDF downloads.