Tag: soil

I Grew the Perfect Indoor Palm: Here’s How You Can Too

Palms are some of the most inviting indoor plants. They immediately conjure up images of a tropical paradise and leave you remembering your last...

8 Steps to Growing the Perfect Container Lemon Tree Indoors

Sorry to burst your bubble, but if you don’t live in a tropical environment, that lemon tree you planted oh-so-hopefully in your garden isn’t...

Tilling Alternatives: How to Make a Double Dig Garden

As more and more people embrace organic gardening that works with the earth rather than against it, tilling is finally falling out of fashion....

It’s Late Summer: What You Should Be Doing in Your Garden

In some places in the country, hints of fall are on the doorstep, while in others, the summer sun continues to beat down hard....

5 Steps to Reviving a Sad Looking House Plant

Houseplants bring great joy and health benefits to any home. Unfortunately, even under the most diligent care, they don’t always thrive. If your houseplants...

Soil Building 101: Start With the Best and Your Plants Will...

“The cause of plant disease is poor nutrition and an unhealthy soil ecosystem. The fate of plants is as inseparably entwined with that of...

The No Fail Veggie Anyone Can Grow and How to Do...

Are you ready to be a successful potato gardener? This versatile starchy tuber is easy to grow and can be cultivated by anyone with...

3 Reasons to Stop Using Peat and What to Use Instead

Peat is a fibrous material made up of partially decomposed plant materials and natural forms in the earth in locations that fulfil particular requirements....

How Playing in the Dirt Can Make You Happy and Keep...

If young children are left to their own devices, they would happily play in the mud for hours. Dirty hands, feet, and faces don’t...

Keep Pests Out of Your Garden With This Special Salt

Epsom salt is familiar to gardeners as a fertilizer. When you find your plants looking tired, giving them a small dose of Epsom salt...