Overcoming Problems With Ornamental Grasses
When landscape grasses take on full autumn color in the western states, they are always the focal point of the late season. It is the driest part of the year when their life cycle peaks after flowers pollinate... #grass #ornamental #garden #problems #solutions
Garden Plants that Feed Soil Naturally - Fafard
Nitrogen is one of the most essential #plant nutrients, and one of the best ways to boost nitrogen in your soil is to grow #nitrogen "fixing" plants. This amazing group of plants naturally add nitrogen into the soil by taking #nitrogen from the air and converting it into a usable form in the #garden soil.
What is Vermiculture? - Worms For Composting The earthworm is the garden’s hardest worker and will turn regular garden soil into super soil that can grow just about anything. They also regulate the amount of air and water that can get into the soil by creating a path as they eat their way around.
Reap the Garden Harvest and Make the Beds for Winter
Mid to late fall is when gardeners “bring in the sheaves”, not to mention the tomatoes, pumpkins, cool season greens or whatever crops might still be growing in beds, borders and containers. Garden Harvest
Mulching With Black Gold Amendments
When the drought it long, soils are poor, and money is short, one answer to revitalize struggling garden plants is to mulch. Good mulches help to retain moisture, shade the soil so it's cooler in the root zone, and discourage weeds. Mulching With Black Gold Amendments