Gardening

  • Soil Testing – Soil fertility is an important part of maintaining a healthy garden. To best manage your soil fertility, start with a simple soil test. Read more →
  • Compost: Turn food waste into soil nutrients! – Compost is an important soil amendment made of decomposed plant matter including food scraps. You can make right it in your backyard! With the right recipe, your compost heap will not omit bad odors, will lighten the load (and cost) of your trash, and will greatly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from landfills. Adding compost to soil helps to restore the organic matter content allowing for greater moisture and nutrient retention and providing necessary food for essential microorganisms that live in healthy soil. Read more →
  • Calendula Seed Saving – Calendula are such beautiful flowers and are very easy for saving seeds! Read more →
  • Dry Bean Seed Saving – Saving seed from dry beans could not be easier! Read more →
  • Tomato Seed Saving – Saving seeds from your tomatoes is a great way to learn about the tradition of seed saving. Easy! Read more →
  • Saving Seeds – Seed saving is a fun way to bring your gardening talents to the next level! Empower yourself and follow these simple tips to save seeds from some common and simple-to-process vegetables. Read more →
  • Geotextiles: Typar Field Blankets – Typar is a garden cover that is thicker than row cover. Read more →
  • Geotextiles: Silver Plastic – Aluminum reflective mulch has similar uses to black plastic mulch, however it posses some unique properties. Read more →
  • Geotextiles: Red Plastic – Red plastic mulch’s touted strength is in its ability to reflect certain red shades of light back into the plant, accelerating fruit production and increasing yield. Read more →
  • Geotextiles: Olive Plastic or IRT – Olive plastic is the latest development in plastic mulch technology, offering a hybrid between clear and black mulches. Read more →

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