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Add organic matter to improve garden soils

Adding organic matter is the best way to improve nearly all kinds of soils.

Feb 27, 2009 | News Story

Mushrooms can mean healthy soil

Mushrooms are the reproductive structure of fungi and can indicate healthy soil.

Jan 7, 2011 | News Story

Improving Garden Soils with Organic Matter

This publication will help you understand the importance of soil organic matter levels to good plant performance. It also contains suggestions for suitable soil amendments. Any soil, no matter how compacted, can be improved by ...

Dan Sullivan, Linda Brewer, Neil Bell | May 2003 | OSU Extension Catalog

Should I Worry about Heavy Metals in My Garden Soil?

What do we know about heavy metals in soil? What do we know about lead exposure through soil and garden plants? What do we know about cadmium and arsenic in soils? What can I do if I’m at risk for heavy metals in my garden soil?

Jul 2016 | Article

Nothing beats bug patrol for organic gardeners

Look for OMRI logo when buying organic products

Kym Pokorny | Apr 29, 2016 | News Story