Blog List Category: Soil

Myths About Straw And Hay In The Garden

What is the difference between straw and hay? I am always surprised at all of the misinformation that is spread whenever…

What is Bagged Garden Soil?

As part of my research on soil products I became aware of the fact that most garden soil is not garden soil. If it is not…

Does Clay Improve Sandy Soil?

Sandy soil can be a difficult place to garden. It dries out quickly. It lacks nutrients. The amount of microbial life is very…

Till vs No-Till – Which Is Better For Your Garden

I started gardening a long time ago and at that time tilling was standard practice. Most gardeners did not have a tiller so…

Are Jumping Worms and Giant Worms Real & Other Earthworm Myths

Gardeners talk about earthworms as if they are all one species but there are over 3,000 earthworms on earth. Some burrow…

Perlite vs Vermiculite – Which Soil Additive is Better?

Perlite and Vermiculite are both used as soil additives and they seem to do the same thing. They make soil lighter, hold…
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