Preparing Garden Soil

Posted in - Gardening on February 1st 2013 0 Comments How to Prepare Soil

Don’t make the mistake of working your soil too early. If your ground is saturated with melted snow or spring rain, you will be doing your soil more harm than good, and you may be up for a lot more work later! Adding organic matter to your soil is paramount to gardening success.

The Basics of Composting

Posted in - Gardening on May 13th 2010 1 Comments composting 101

Some of the most popular composting methods include tumblers, bins and piles. Compost tumblers are large bins that can be “tumbled” to mix compost as it is added. Large piles are usually composted directly on open ground, and bins are usually stationary containers where compost is simply dumped into the bin.

Starting the pile on bare …