5 Steps to Sowing Success

Find out what you need to know to get your garden off to a great start.


Add Organic MatterAdd organic matter.

Regularly incorporating organic matter (compost, cover crops, etc.) into soil improves its tilth—physical condition and workability. A soil with good tilth drains well and is easy to cultivate, conducive to seed germination and root growth, and resistant to crusting. Learn more secrets to sowing success.