Fertilizer, Compost & Soil

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Mulching Mistakes to Avoid

Protect your plants from accidental damage.

Can You Make Your Own Fertilizer?

Some foods are compost superstars.

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.

How to Use Fertilizer in Your Yard to Prep for Spring

Prepare your yard for warmer days ahead with these fertilizing tips.

Living Soil: Nurturing Your Garden from the Ground Up

Plants need air, water and food, and they get these primary elements is from the soil.

Mulching 1 - Introduction

Mulching enriches and protects soil, helping provide a better growing environment.

Nutrient Management 5 - Fertilizer Application

Commercial fertilizers are normally a dry granular material.

Garden Composting 2 - Getting Started

Many materials can be added to a compost pile, including leaves, grass clippings, straw, woody brush.

Garden Composting: Vermicomposting

Vermicomposting uses worms to compost.

Organic Soil Preparation

Organic amendments break down and build a high quality organic soil for a plentiful garden.

Using a Rubber Mulch Mat on a Playground

A rubber mulch mat is something that is used a lot on playgrounds.

Working with Poor Soil Drainage

Soil conditions don't have to be perfect for all plants.

Benifical Organic Soil Ingrediants for Growing Carrots

Organic soil is the preferred choice for gardens growing small quantities of fruits and vegetables.

How to Compost in the Winter

Composting in cold weather is possible with some patience and time to winterize.

How To Maintain A Vermicompost Bin

Vermicompost is the most popular and successful form of compost.

Make Kitchen Compost: Let's Breakdown Your Shopping List

Organize your kitchen scraps by compost and non-compost.

How to Compost Indoors

Give back to the earth without going outside.

How to Boost Nitrogen in Soil With Hair

Nutrients help plants grow.

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