Soil

Demand for this essential plant nutrient is rising, yet supplies are finite. Will we run out?
Make quality potting soil and soil-less mixes at home.
How soon is too soon get started in the spring?
Consider the environmental costs of using it.
Soil works harder in an intensively planted garden, and so it needs more attention.
Do plants grow best in alkaline or acid soil?
A healthy spring garden starts this fall with soil-enriching cover crops!
How to build the nitrogen content of your soil in a safe, organic way
Harness the sun’s power to defeat soilborne pests and pathogens.
Clean soil grows healthy plants.
For a healthy, well-fed garden, start with a soil test.
Why Soil pH Matters
Mycorrhizal fungi could be the secret ingredient to making the perfect soil.
What is pH and how does it affect your plants?
Can I use galvanized sheet metal to build raised beds?
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