To put it simply: we need food. And except for seafood, we need good topsoil to grow nutritious food. We also need the topsoil to allow vegetation to remain stable and strong in its place. Thus the health of our topsoil is one of the most critical factors in keeping ...
December 19, 2017Richard J
In case you're wondering the best time to plant tomatoes is two weeks after the last average frost date in your area. You don't want to plant your plants to early or they may get killed by a late spring frost. Make your holes about a foot deep and put a ...
December 17, 2017Richard J
Being a desert, many people would not assume the Sahara desert produces a healthy crop of edible plants. Nevertheless, the Sahara desert is home to several species of plants that nourish its residents, and even provide a lucrative business option. The plants in the Sahara are a staple in the ...
December 15, 2017Richard J
Introduction The popularity of blueberries have caused many people to become interested in quickly adjusting the soil pH downwards. Don't mess with your soil without having it analyzed. Submit a sample to your county extension service and have it tested. You need to have the soil re-testing regularly to monitor ...
December 13, 2017Richard J
This article explores the question of whether or not organic-certified foods are really better, in the slightly more objective senses of being better for the environment, and better for human health, than non-organic foods. In order to explore and answer this question, we delve a bit into the history ...
August 25, 2017support
Local, Great Tasting Healthy Food, and Good for the Environment! Certified farmers' markets enable certified farmers to sell seasonal, often organic, only local grown and raised produce and food products. Typically, products sold must be produced by the producer upon the producer's land. What's In It For You and Me? Locally ...
August 23, 2017support
Bonsai trees need soil and compost for a number of reasons and it has been proven that the use of compost can drastically increase the growth rate of plants and bonsai trees. The compost works by adding oxygen and vital nutrients that the bonsai needs to feed on as ...
August 21, 2017support
Gardening Information - Choosing the Best Plants For Your Garden If you're like my wife and I you may buy plants on an impulse only to find no place in the garden that really suits them. It is best to survey the garden area and chose you plants and seeds ...
August 19, 2017support
Bamboo Plant Food Best Practices Explained Bamboo Plant Food related information is something you just can't do without if you are planning to grow a healthy plant. Through this article we intend to show you the best practices, tips & routine to be followed with regards to bamboo fertilizers. Along ...
August 17, 2017support
Dry Plant Food for Container Plants The nutrients in soil-less potting soil generally lasts about six weeks before they are drained away by watering, while soil-based potting soils will retain their nutrients for as much as eight to ten weeks. After that period of time, it is best to offer ...
August 15, 2017support