A soil food web helps makes healthy soil. Compost and mulch are part of this food web. Adding compost provides the soil food web with nutrients to keep producing strong, healthy and beautiful plants. Mulching over compost covers the exposed soil and shelters all the microorganism’s beneficial … [Read more...] about Why should you add compost under your mulch?
Ready to mulch? This year as you put your mulch around the trees take a little extra time to not pile the mulch higher than one inch or less. The 6 to 8 inches high piled up like a volcano is not the correct way to mulch. The industry as given a name to this practice: volcano … [Read more...] about Volcano Mulching Your Trees Or Not?
Wow!! What a break we have in the weather! Why not get your raised garden ready for planting? Raised bed gardens are not for Vegetables only. You can make a perennial garden, an herb garden or a cottage garden. I enjoy mixing vegetables along with annuals perennial and herbs. Raised beds make … [Read more...] about Raised Bed For Vegetables and More
I love green soft grass. As do toddlers. I know this because all the small kids play in my yard. My secret is compost. I didn’t want to use synthetic products for so many reasons and one is I like to save money and do less watering and work. Organic lawn care gives you just that. You may look at … [Read more...] about Grow Your Lawn Green
I’m thinking the first thing I want to do for the spring, which I feel is moving closer, will be planting flowers and shrubs and veggies and perennials! But Wait! You need to stop and reevaluate what the goal is. Of Course, the goal is to have new plants in your landscape, however, more planning … [Read more...] about Better Soils Make Better Landscapes