Blog List Category: Soil

Increasing Soil Acidity

There is a lot of advice on how to make make acidic soil both in print and on the net. You can use coffee grounds, pine…

How to Get Rid of Moss in Lawns

Lots of people want to know how to get rid of moss in the law, but a better question to ask is, “why does moss grow in…

Liming Acidic Soil – Adding Lime

Your soil is acidic and you would like to change the pH so that it is less acidic. The universal advice is to add lime to the…

Do Pine Needles Acidify Soil

This is an old gardening myth that just won’t rot away! This common, incorrect, advice goes as follows: if your soil is…

Compost Tea

Compost Tea has become a very popular topic. The following is a quote from Fine Gardening (ref 2): Gardeners all know compost…

Soil Amendments – Don’t Amend Before Planting

Almost every book, and most web site tells you that you should amend your soil before planting a new plant. This seems to…
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