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Compost

Enrich your soil and reap major rewards in the garden with our step-by-step guides to composting. Learn about the many benefits and methods of recycling food waste.

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Starting Seeds With Soil Blocks Is Plastic-Free And Easy To Do

I am currently trying to purge my life of plastic. It was discouraging to see all the plastic containers and …

Supercharging Your Plants With Fertilizers From The Sea

Some of the most nutrient-dense and potent organic fertilizers and biostimulants come from oceanic sources. Let’s look at some popular …

A Dirty Kid Is A Happy Kid – Inspiring The Younger Generation To Love Soil

Garden Culture’s Jennifer Cole chats with children’s book author and soil expert Lewis Fausak in honor of World Soil Day, …

Celebrating World Soil Day

As if December isn’t busy enough, here’s another special event worth celebrating! World Soil Day happens every year on December …

Bat Guano: The Plant Superfood With A Bad Rap

The Basics: What is Guano? Bats live in large colonies, sharing the same cave from generation to generation. As a …

Chop-And-Drop: No-Waste, Less Work, Happy Gardeners, And Healthy Plants

As the cooler nights set in, the blooms and foliage on many of our annuals and perennials are beginning to …

Easy DIY: Mulching Is Essential To Climate-Friendly Gardening

Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your garden! An essential component of regenerative-organic and permaculture …

A Gardener’s Key Takeaways From One Of The Hottest Summers On Record

We will remember the summer of 2023 for many things, like wildfires, high temperatures, drought, and severe rainstorms that caused …

Dressed To Impress: Feeding Your Soil From The Top

Topdressing is an excellent way to feed your soil and, in turn, your plants. So in the words of Motley …

Want To Save The World? Start By Saving The Soil

What is “Living Soil”? It seems like a concept that has been gaining momentum in the 21st century. I won’t …

Experimenting With Substrates: Homemade Soil Mixes

It’s the first week in May as an intermittent hailstorm pummels the polycarbonate roof of Incredible Farm’s greenhouse. Head grower …

Tips And Tricks To Fertilizing The Home Garden

Finding the right balance of nutrients for plants is a constant process of giving and taking. First, we improve the …

Drink Up: Making Nutrient-Rich Compost Tea For The Garden

Enjoying some tea in the garden sounds like a zen way to spend a morning or afternoon; why not offer …

Give Back To The Earth With Compost

Hands down, compost is the best way we can add nutrients back into the soil. Beyond being rewarded with thriving …

Produce Stickers Not Welcome In The Compost Heap

Hands up if you’re guilty of occasionally forgetting to peel the stickers off of some of the leftover produce you …

How To Compost In The Winter

With the cooler weather here, it’s time to put the outdoor gardens to bed for another year. But what about …

Vermicompost: Mushrooms In The Worm Bin

I’ve experienced a roller coaster of emotions when it comes to my worm compost bin. First, there was the fear …

Top 5 Reasons Why We (And Gardens) Love Vermicompost

I have to admit; I wasn’t so sure about having thousands of worms eating food scraps in my basement. But …

Worms At Work: How To Build Your Own Vermicomposting Bin

When looking for the king of all composters, gardening gurus say look no further than red wiggler worms (Eisenia foetida). …

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