Vermicomposting is the process of creating compost with earthworms. Finished vermicompost looks like quality soil but is rich in microbes.
Attention to the C:N ratio of your compost pile can keep it working smoothly and quickly. And it may be useful for troubleshooting!
Tired of tilling? It’s time to throw in the trowel and let soil microorganisms do the work.
How do plants beat the heat? Find out how your garden can stay productive this summer.
Winning the war on squash bugs is not easy—here are a few tips to help.
Organic gardeners have many good reasons to use mulch besides aesthetics. We’ll give you three.
Spring is only a month away, and with spring comes gardening season. Now is a good time to check the germination rates of those seeds you have stashed away in the basement—before you need to plant them! You Will Need Seeds. Paper towel. Large Ziploc bag. Instructions Lightly moisten a square of paper towel. (TakeContinue reading “How to Test Seed Germination Rates”
Christmas is just around the corner! If you are looking for a few ideas to bring a smile to the face of that gardener in the family this year, allow us to make some recommendations. The Family Garden Journal. Our garden journal is a great way for a gardener to celebrate a year of growingContinue reading “10 Gifts for Gardeners”
This onion disease guide offers a thorough and well-photographed look at the many problems that plague onions.
Now that you are familiar with the pros and cons of hot composting, are you eager to get started? Or do you feel overwhelmed just thinking about all that preparation and turning? If you fall into the latter category, don’t give up on composting altogether just yet. First consider cold composting. Introduction to Cold CompostingContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Cold Composting”