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.

Tips for Growing Pumpkins in Plastic Mulch

Using plastic mulch in your garden has a variety of benefits.

Making Potting Soil Mix: Three Tips

Keep down costs and control your ingredients.

Growing Plants out of a Compost Bin

Growing plants in a compost bin is a great way to grow healthy plants.

Fertilizers - The Importance Of Phosphate

Along with two other nutrients, this one balances out soil.

A Guide to Colored Mulch and How to Dye Your Mulch

It can add a splash of color, but use it in the right place.

Common Composting Problem Solutions

Composting comes with common problems that are (luckily!) easily solved. Find the simple solutions here!

Organic Gardening and Composting

Gardening is not about the plants, it's about using the right type of soil.

How to Use Stone as Mulch for Your Garden

Bringing rock into the garden offers many benefits.

Why Calcified Seaweed is a Great Organic Fertilizer

Calcified seaweed makes a good organic fertilizer for many reasons.

Different Manure Spreader Designs

The broadcast and pendulum models are the most common.

Organic Fertilizer for Root Growth - Phosphate Rock

How to use a rock as fertilizer.

How Bio Filters Work

There's no need to bring substitutes in for nature's work.

How to Harvest Your Vermicompost

Let the worms do the work. You just collect your compost when it's ready.

How to Use Paper Mulch

Keep in moisture and add nutrients with this available item.

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.

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