Blog List Category: Plant Care

Seedling Heat Mats – Are They Needed?

Seedling Heat Mats are used by quite a few people and many web sites suggest that they are required for germination. But…

What is the Best Watering Schedule for Your Garden

How often should I water? This is one of the most common questions new gardeners ask. It sounds like a good question, and on…

Plants Do Not Need to Be Fed – Stop Fertilizing!

Everybody tells you that plants need to be fed. Thousands of gardening books and blogs confirm the fact. Fertilizer companies…

Is Salt in Mushroom Compost Harmful to Your Garden?

Mushroom compost is used a lot for gardens but it comes with a warning, don’t use too much because it contains a lot of…

Biochar – Does it Really Work in the Garden?

Biochar is a special kind of charcoal that seems to have many benefits as a soil amendment. It holds water, acts like a…

Growing Food in Plastic Containers – Is It Safe?

Growing food in plastic containers is on the rise, but is this a safe practice? What about the chemicals that leach out of…
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