Organic Fertilizer

Organic fertilizers high in nitrogen include manure, cotton seed meal, guano, and the by-products of slaughter houses - bone meal, tankage, and dried blood. The best organic fertilizer sources of … [Read more...]

7 Tips On Building Rich Organic Soil for Wonderful Results

"But you have such wonderful soil" is the envious complaint of the novice gardener to the seasoned landscape and garden veteran. With this, the beginner discounts the foresight, skill and work that … [Read more...]

Peat Moss: How To Best Use Peat Moss In The Garden

Sphagnum peat moss first became available to gardeners as a soil amendment in the early 1900s. Since that time, the discovery revolutionized the way we grow plants. Sphagnum moss mostly came from … [Read more...]

12 Ways To Use Wood Ash In The Home and Garden

Fire is an element that can cause great harm to the environment. However natural wildfires can actually be quite beneficial. Wood ash in gardening holds many nutritious elements for plants. It is … [Read more...]

30 Ways To Use Natural Baking Soda In The Garden

If you’re like most people, you probably have a box of baking soda in your kitchen cupboard and/or in your fridge. This simple, useful, natural product has so many uses in health, personal care and … [Read more...]

How To Use Epsom Salt For Sweeter Tastier Tomatoes

You’ve probably heard of using Epsom Salts for personal hygiene. However, using epsom salt for tomatoes may be something new. It's true, epsom salt can also be used in the garden! What Is Epsom … [Read more...]

Growing Weigela: How To Care For Weigela Planting, Selecting, Pruning

Traditional Weigela is an attractive shrub, producing abundant bell-shaped or trumpet-shaped flowers in the springtime and blossoms sparsely during the early summer. Although Weigela serves as an … [Read more...]

12 Tips And Banana Peel Garden Uses: Composting To Fertilizer

If you compost, you already toss banana peels into your compost pile or compost bin. But, there are a number of other banana peel uses both as natural fertilizer and as a natural pest repellent in … [Read more...]

10 Steps To High Yield Tomatoes – 50-80 lbs per Plant

This "article" on growing high yield tomato plants originated as a short post with a video. We decided to update and expand the post but to keep the original information "as is." Enjoy the … [Read more...]

What Is Good Garden Loam?

When soil requirements are specified for various kinds of gardening needs, reference is frequently made to "good soil," "ordinary garden loam," “good garden soil," or "good garden loam soil." For … [Read more...]