How to plant a vegetable garden

Planning is crucial to a successful vegetable garden. Here are a few things to consider when laying out your garden: TIMING: Relate choices and the...

Wonderful compost - by Albert Mondor

When the soil in a flower bed is left to itself, it degrades and compacts, making the cultivation of ornamental plants more difficult. To counter...

Planning a vegetable garden

The right plan leads to more good tastes, less food waste. Homegrown produce just seems to taste better... and there's a reason. Corn, beans,...

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...

Tips for growing in sandy soil

Because of its loose structure, sand does not hold on to nutrients well. Water runs through sand very easily, washing away nutrients with it. ...

How to improve soil structure

Are you doing everything by the book, but your plants are still struggling? You might want to try retexturing your soil. Soil with good texture...

Vegetable insects

CUTWORM These large hairless caterpillars, that are Gray, brown or black will chew on young plants, frequently severing the stems off near the ground. Surface feeding...

All about soil texture

Soil texture will influence how you use fertilizer. Soil with good texture can hold adequate water, oxygen, and nutrients for plants. Soil with poor texture...

Manure and organic fertilizers

People are increasingly aware of the environmental aspects of lawn care. For many, “natural” or "organic" options seem to be the way to go. There...