Understanding fertilizer

Have you ever wondered what the hyphenated numbers on all fertilizer packages stand for? They represent the percentages of nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P), and potassium...

Understanding soil ph

Have you ever stuck your finger in vinegar? It burns, right? That’s because it’s too acidic for the human body — it’s not pH balanced...

Understanding different kinds of fertilizer

There are several types of fertilizers: granular, water soluble, and liquid. You can easily tell them apart just by looking at them. Granular Fertilizers     Granular fertilizers are...

How to plant bulbs

They are among the first to bloom in spring, bringing a much needed punch of colour to an otherwise dormant garden. Step 1 Choose the...

All about plant nutrients

Plants need a balanced diet, too. Nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium are the main nutrient ingredients in any fertilizer, but there are other important nutrients that...