Category: Organic Fertilizing & Soil Health

What is Biochar?

Have you heard of biochar? This “new” organic fertilizer is a safe, effective soil amendment with a plethora of benefits from increasing water retention and soil...

How to Make Your Own Biodynamic Compost Garden

Do you already compost or are looking to get started, and want to take your organic garden to the next level? Why not try making biodynamic compost! Biodynamic gardening...

Benefits of Using Coco Coir in the Garden

The coconut is a great fruit. We all know how delicious the flesh is and the water is nutritious with lots of potassium but also the outside husk is very beneficial....

Turning Cover Crops into Green Manure

Cover crops planted in the fall are now growing like weeds. But now what do you do with them? They should be turned into Green Manure! Time to knock down your cover...

Wonderful Worms

You probably know that worms are good for the soil. Charles Darwin wrote in his final book that worms “have played a more important part in the history of the world...

How to Use Fertilizers-Bone Meal

What are you growing this year? All of your plants, and especially potatoes, onions, garlic, and flower bulbs, will appreciate a feeding of bone meal! Bone meal is...

How to Make Your Own High-Quality Compost

Cook up your own FAST, high-quality compost and either use it immediately in your garden, or use it to brew a great compost tea. Want to make fast compost to enrich the...

No Till Gardening

Tillage makes it easier to incorporate fertilizers and plant small seeds. It also speeds up decomposition of any plant matter you bury in the process. Plus it’s...

How to Use Fertilizers-Soft Rock Phosphate

Soft rock phosphate, also called CalPhos or colloidal phosphate, is a great source of potassium and calcium for your plants. Our CalPhos comes from phosphate rock mined...

How to Use Soil Amendments-Diatomite Rock

You’ve probably heard of diatomaceous earth, and maybe you’ve even used it to protect your plants from crawling insects. But have you heard of the soil amendment...