Popular gardening advice touts the benefits of coffee grounds for acid loving plants, as a slug repellant and soul amendment. Little research based information is available to back up many of these claims. From November 2008 to...
Framed or mounded, raised beds give plant roots the space they need
Gardening in raised beds has been a common practice for centuries. "Raised" means the soil level in the bed is higher than its surrounding, and "bed" implies it is small enough to work from the walkways.
Coffee grounds are a great addition to the garden and compost pile. Help to recycle this great organic resource and reduce the amount of organics going to the landfill!
Foodborne illness can come from our homegrown produce
Information about garden planning, maintenance and clean up, pest monitoring and management, houseplants, and indoor gardening for the month of February.