Tag: Cover Crops

Cover Crop Decision Tool

Cover Crop Decision Tool

Looking for the right cover crop? Give this Cover Crop Decision Tool from the Midwest Cover Crop Council a try. First select from one of the following states: Iowa. Illinois. […]

Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

Cornell University has put together an excellent online guide called Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers.  While the seasonal information is tailored to conditions in New York, this site is still […]



Hardpan can be the bane of a farmer’s existence. Once a layer of hardpan forms, no water can penetrate the soil beyond that level.  Any moisture that reaches the hardpan […]

Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening

Rodale’s Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening

This old classic just keeps on going! Fruits, vegetables, herbs, ornamental plants—it’s all here, along with a diverse array of natural gardening tips and techniques. The current edition of Rodale’s […]