A species of bacterium common in soil and water called "Burkholderia cepacia" (B. cepacia) is being championed by agricultural scientists as a non-chemical means of fighting plant infections.
From the myth of collapsing root balls to myth of compost tea - learn the facts about a range of tips you may have heard through the years about healthy soil, pretty mulch, and more.
This fact-sheet explains container planting, including types of containers, soil for containers, and fertilizer.
Choose the right containers, soil and plants to keep your flowerpots blooming all season long. When choosing plants for container gardening, go for "thrillers," "fillers" and "spillers."
Differences between processed and organic fertilizers are explained in this article.
This root rot look-alike is endangering wheat, grass, and barley. Learn the signs, symptoms, and controls of this disease.