Soil straight from your backyard just won’t do the job.
Adding organic matter is the best way to improve nearly all kinds of soils.
If home garden production seemed a bit off this year, your garden soil may need help. Rebuild it with an application of lime or gypsum. Liming garden soils west of the Cascades helps the soil in many ways, said Jan ...
Clay soils are one of the biggest challenges to the home gardener
Coconut dust is a sustainable alternative to peat moss in the garden.
Wood ash has 13 essential minerals that plants need, but don't overdo it.
Even though different soils have some properties that cannot be changed, such as texture, soil quality can be improved by implementing good management strategies. Soils can be improved for water holding capacity, drainage, structure,...