Soil Health

Healthy Soil practices help soil biology grow healthier.

What Weeds Reveal About Your Soil Health

Weeds can be a gardener’s worst enemy, but they can also be a valuable source of information about the soil in which they grow. By examining the types of weeds that are present in a particular area, gardeners can gain insight into the soil’s fertility, pH level, moisture content, and other important factors that affect …

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When To Add Compost To Your Garden

Any gardener knows that compost is essential for healthy plants. It provides nutrients that help plants to grow, and it also helps to regulate moisture levels and prevent weed growth. In addition, compost can also help to improve the structure of the soil, making it more resistant to erosion. It also contributes to healthy soil …

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8 Benefits of Worm Castings (and How To use Them)

The humic acid in worm castings is what helps to accelerate yield, growth, and aids in the absorption of water and nutrients from the soil. I got some raised eyebrows when I first shared that I was keeping worms in our back room. Some people were slightly disgusted. I’m sure they thought I had gotten …

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Vermicomposting Explained and Why You Should Be Doing This

Are you tired of a smelling kitchen due to kitchen food and decomposable trash? Worry not, as you can opt for vermicomposting to convert the decomposable waste into manure. Even when you empty your trash can frequently, the awful smell might not go away, and it would need vermicomposting. Vermicomposting uses the red wiggler worm …

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