The pros, cons, and best application for popular mulches, organic and inorganic.
For whatever reason, finding quality potting soil is very difficult anymore. Most brands seem to harbor diseases, weed seeds, and bug eggs. And the nonstandard brands frequently appear to be nothing more than poor-quality topsoil dug up from the “manufacturer’s” backyard! In light of this dilemma, we currently recommend Black Gold organic potting soil. Not…
Twelve books to stretch your paradigm and inspire you for a new year of country living.
How to assess soil saturation and organic matter content at a glance.
How worms can work with microbes to improve your garden soil—fast.
How a little math can help you build your best compost pile ever.
Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.
Running a farm or ranch is not the only way to cash in on your agricultural interest. These days, there are plenty of fields where a knowledge of agriculture and agricultural sciences can be a plus, and where you will have an opportunity to aid those who have chosen to work the land. Here are…
Tired of tilling? It’s time to throw in the trowel and let soil microorganisms do the work.
This unique seed-throwing grass plays an important role in rebuilding damaged shortgrass prairie.