When we think of soil we generally think more in terms of what the soil produces than the soil itself. We grow grass, flowers, vegetables, shrubs, trees and the like. There is a lot to the soil we usually don’t…Details
We all want nutrient rich open porous soil when we start our gardening in the spring. Fall is an excellent time to start preparing for a spectacular spring garden.
When your fall harvest has been completed it is time to take the remaining plant material and turn it into the soil where it can breakdown… Continue reading
There is an analogy we use when explaining why dog urine burns a lawn. Think of a dog urine spot as evidence your lawn is overweight and has a slow metabolism. A burn spot in your lawn is the result of an excessive amount of nitrogen found in dog urine. This nitrogen has overwhelming the soil’s ability to metabolize it into usable growth nutrients. Like an overweight person, the soil has consumed too many “calories”… Continue readingDetails
ClayMend is ideal for using in vegetable gardens whether it is applied before being planted or whether there are plants already growing. The ingredients include naturally occurring organic acids, microbes, and some nitrogen and sulfur that are in rich fertile…Details
A lot of people work hard to have a lush green lawn. When pee spots from our pets appear we can easily get frustrated. We want to take action to stop the pee spots. We often jump to the conclusion that they are caused by an imbalance in the pH of the dog urine. This often leads to home remedies such as baking soda, gypsum, or… Continue readingDetails