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we give you tips on Soil and Fertilization, specially How to use different types of fertilizers

How To Get An Accurate Soil Test One of the best deals a gardener can get is a soil test, which is available to most North Americans through local cooperative extension offices or similar agencies. Check the useful links at...
Peppers and Eggplants Like Nourishing Fertilizer On sunny days are March have sown the seeds of heat-loving peppers and eggplants. To grow strong and viable seedlings, listen to the advice of experts. Let the beds on Purple haze! Donetsk biologist and an...
A Starter’s Guide to Composting Do-it-yourself project - Making compost Why compost? Maintaining an organic compost pile provides heaps of benefits that range from ecological to economical. As a natural fertilizer, it is a free alternative to pricey fertilizers and plant food....
Free and Natural Fertilizers for your Garden Most garden stores will try to have you believe that you need expensive chemicals to have a beautiful, healthy garden and lawn. These chemicals can be harmful to kids, pets and your drinking...
The Truth About Organic Fertilizers There's lots of confusion nowadays about "chemical" versus "organic" fertilizers but really, they're all chemicals, so the correct distinction is between organic and synthetic. Organic fertilizers break down slowly, so they last longer in the soil...
Soil and Soil Care Managing Soil Organically How you manage the soil in your garden depends on factors such as the general type of soil, how it has been utilized in the past and what you intend to grow. The Organic approach...
Composting: Building Healthy Soil Composting is the natural way to enrich your garden. All plants need water, sunshine, and soil nutrients to grow. If you like organic vegetables from your garden, go for natural soil enrichment. In our garden, the nutrients...
Garden Preparation: A Homestead Garden Garden preparation is one of the basic homesteading skills. If your path to simple living is homesteading, learn to create an organic garden. Your life on the land will be enriched beyond belief. “Everything that slows...
Guide to Prepare Garden Soil   The first step of gardening is soil preparation. Soil should be able to contain its moisture and nutrients while being balanced in its air and water ratio. The three soil types are clay, loam, and...
Amending Soils for Perennial Beds Description/Purpose Perennial flower beds can add beauty and value to any landscape. Unlike many shrubs, however, perennials are less adaptable to poor soil conditions. Fortunately, perennials have small root systems, as compared to large shrubs or...

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