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Tag: compost

Beware of Killer Compost!

The aminopyralid herbicide known as Milestone, plus other related herbicides collectively known as pyralids, have been found in compost throughout the United States. Gardeners that use the contaminated compost inadvertently kill all of their plants.

Waste-free Options for Summer Picnics

Picnics and outdoor gatherings offer some of summer’s most enjoyable occasions.Β  However, if you are an environmentally-conscious person, it’s likely that you cringe a bit when you see all of [ … ]

Mulch: A Gardener’s Best Friend

Bare, exposed soil rarely exists in nature, so why should it be in your garden? Mulching with an organic mulch like straw will build healthy soil, conserve water, and help [ … ]