Soil

Make sure you get the information you need to build healthy, organic soil.
How soon is too soon get started in the spring?
The best time-saving measure a gardener can take is applying mulch.
Friend or Foe?
Consider the environmental costs of using it.
Soil works harder in an intensively planted garden, and so it needs more attention.
How can I amend alkaline soil?
Our guide to common nutrient deficiencies -- and how to fix the problem organically.
Do plants grow best in alkaline or acid soil?
Plant “green manure” this fall, and your garden will be more productive and healthier next season.
Is it okay to use packing peanuts to loosen heavy clay garden soil?
How to build the nitrogen content of your soil in a safe, organic way
Find out if your soil is ready for planting.
Learning the soil's temperature and moisture content is the key to knowing when to sow and grow.
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