Fall Leaves Are A Valuable Free Resource For The Home Gardener!

 

Mastering the subject of fall leaves (and what to do/not do with them) can provide great long-lasting value to the home gardener.

I think a lot of gardeners are missing a golden opportunity to enrich their garden beds and lawns and save money by not using this God-given resource that actually does grow on trees (and falls from the sky). [Read more…]

Seasonal Maintenance Of Your Raised Bed Garden Soil

The purpose of this post is to help you get an idea of some of the things you can do throughout the year to keep your soil in great shape.

Your soil is slowly but surely being “worn down” by the effects of the elements and your plants themselves, which are consuming all of the good “nutrition” they can find in your soil.

It is up to the gardener to organically replenish the soil, and this is best done in a slow and steady fashion throughout the year.

Let me summarize these tasks first, before I go into greater detail: [Read more…]