2016 was a banner year for Garden Myths. We had over 1 million visitors this year, attracted by 34 new posts, covering a wide range of topics. To celebrate the new year I have selected the 10 most important posts of the year and present them again for your viewing pleasure.
This research project, by Garden Myths, reports on the effectiveness of Rose Cones for winter protection, showing actual temperatures during winter of 2015.
The properties of humus have always been mysterious and now science has decided that humus does not exist in the real world. Find out what humus really is.
Dish soap is the darling of home garden remedies and this post reveals why it is bad for plants.
Everybody loves compost and many people think you can’t have too much – they are wrong. Find out why too much might be toxic to your plants.
A great experiment by Garden Myths leaves a poor orchid without water for two months. Did it die? Even I was surprised at the pictures.
Organic gardeners preach this all the time, but science shows it is not true.
Hydrangea are very popular and their culture is shrouded in myths. This post looks at all the hydrangea myths I could find.
Confrey and dynamic accumulators go hand in hand. When I started to review dynamic accumulators I was not aware of the surprises that were in store for me. The main one is summarized in this post.
They surprised me! I learned a lot researching and writing this post. Enjoy.
I have only written about compost tea a few times, but each time I do, it generates a lot of comments. Pro-tea people are passionate about their beliefs. This post reviews one of only a handful of research studies that compare compost to compost tea, in the field.