Grow Your Own Nitrogen

vetch cover crop

Nitrogen (N) helps plants use carbohydrates to gain energy, like certain foods we eat help us to gain energy. Nitrogen controls how plants take their form and how they function inside, and nitrogen helps plants make protein that help them grow strong and healthy. Humans and animals benefit from eating vegetables and plants that are …

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Healthy Soil Basics

soil or dirt

Soil Fertility First of all, I have to say I am sorry for the subtitle. 😉 To make a living on the internet, you have to make use of proper keywords. But it makes it sound like we’re trying to get the soil pregnant… just had to laugh at that one. Seriously, soil fertility is …

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Composting Is Key To Successful Organic Gardening

compost green waste

Compost is a great tool for any gardener. It helps your garden hold just the right amount of water, makes it the right texture for optimal plant growth, and provides it with beneficial natural organisms. While you can buy several different types of compost products at a retail store or gardening center, it’s much cheaper …

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