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The Best DIY Organic Fertilizers

Save money in your garden by making DIY fertilizers.

Is Bokashi Composting Better?

This ancient technique accelerates the breakdown process.

How to Organize a Fast Acting Backyard Compost Bin

Boost breakdown speed with layering and placement.

How to Prep Soil for Fall Gardening

Give your crops the best chance to grow to their potential.

What Plants Fix Depleted Soil

They pull vital elements out of the air and into the earth.

7 Ways to Make Your Own Rooting Hormone

Save money by whipping some up with household materials.

How to Grow Sphagnum Moss

Sphagnum moss can grow into large, fluffy carpets.

How to Mulch Your Garden for Winter

As you find yourself needing to put on a coat, remember that your plants might be chilly too.

Combating Soil Erosion in the Garden

Prevent erosion, and turn slopes, hills and valleys into wonderful landscapes.

Cucumber Mulching Tips

Mulching vegetables like cucumbers is a common practice.

Tips for Maintaining Rubber Mulch

Rubber mulch is gaining popularity among homeowners and landscapers.

Mulching a Gardenia

The gardenia is a popular plant which is used in many gardens, and is known for its beautiful flowers.

Fertilizing a Mulched Flowerbed

There are two different techniques to applying fertilizer to a flower bed that has already been mulched.

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Cocoa Mulch

Cocoa Mulch is a by-product of the chocolate making industry.

What Nutrients Does Fish Emulsion Contain For Plants?

Fish emulsion is a great additive to soil and compost piles because it is rich in trace elements.

Mulching Rhododendrons

Keeping your rhododendrons protected is important.

Mulching Rhubarb

Mulching rhubarb is done in a specific way for best results.

How to Eliminate Fruit Flies from Vermicompost

3 methods to control the flies in your worm bin.

What is Hydrolyzed Fish Fertilizer?

Try this natural and ancient garden food.

How to Make Bark Mulch

Bark mulch can be used to prevent weed growth and retain soil moisture during dry periods.

How to Use Your Indoor Vermicomposter

Food for worms becomes food for your garden.

How to Loosen Clay Soil with Bark Mulch

If you have clay soil you need to loosen it to have any success at all with gardening.

How to Install Plastic Mulch

Many gardeners, and even small farmers, are using plastic mulch in their vegetable beds.

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