Tag: compost

Facts About Composting

compost pile

With these composting principles in mind, everyone can make excellent use of their organic wastes The Biology of Compost The compost pile is really a teeming microbial farm. Bacteria start the process of decaying organic matter. They are the first…

Organic Gardening and Bugs

I have focused on the soil for the last (large) number of years always hoping to get it just right, to have an exceptional year. Truth is, as I re-examine this idea, I have begun to realize that I want…

Identifying Your Soil Type

Soils are generally described according to the predominant type of soil particle present – sand, silt, or clay. By conducting a simple soil test, you can easily see what kind of soil you’re dealing with.

April Gardening Calendar

The gardening calendar for April provides a list of recommended food growing tips and <sigh>gardening chores. If you haven’t started your organic gardening adventure yet, it is HIGH time! April is a wonderful time for growing organic food. More people…

Soil and Tomatoes

Kacper is just singing our song! Got this from him in the mail today… “You must see this because if you don’t have great soil, all the other “tricks” I can teach you really won’t mean a thing. It’s really…

Creating a Beautiful Perennial Border

<div style=”float:left; margin:0 15px 10px 0″><img src=”http://www.gardensimply.com/graphics/1437.jpg” width=”235″ height=”166″></div> By Guest Author: Peter Gordon These are the steps I take in preparing and creating a genuine herbaceous border that is purely dedicated to herbaceous plants and does not include the…