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Tag: soil

Book Review: “Building Soils Naturally,” Organic Gardening Bible

Building Soils Naturallyο»Ώ by Phil Nauta is an extensive (and scientific!) look at the importance of ο»Ώsoilο»Ώ sustainability in organic gardening. While it may not be the most budget-friendly answer to dirt 101, but Building Soils offers an expanse of how-to knowledge to very literally lay the groundwork for any greens to grow, without asking one to buy out a Lowe’s.

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 [ … ]