Posts made in May, 2017

Compost, Worms and Tea

Posted on May 21, 2017

Although the title of this blog may sound confusing, the words are actually all related to one thing: healthy soil.  It is often said in the gardening community:  feed the soil, not the plant.  What is meant by this is that instead of constantly applying fertilizers to your landscape, add nutrients to the soil which will support the plant’s health by changing it to be fast draining and moisture retentive, offering sustained release of nutrients that are more readily available to the plants, and creating an environment for earthworms, microbes and beneficial organisms.  This is the short list – there are many benefits to amending and nurturing your soil. One way to get...

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