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Soil & Fertilizers

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

Yard Waste To Generate Garden CompostMany towns and cities of all sizes are encouraging people to bring their yard debris and green waste into central recycling centers so that the yard waste can be composted. The main purpose of these...
Why Is Compost Needed For Vegetable Gardening?Why is compost needed for vegetable gardening? This is a question many people ask. They see a bag of chemical fertilizer and think, that is all you need for the garden. Chemical fertilizer...
Soil pH for Plants: All Things You Need to Know Any plant suffering from a deficiency of lime (i.e. growing in a pH group that is too low) will show stunting symptoms and the growing tips of the plant are...
Amending Clay Soil: Yes It Can Be DoneAmending clay soil is often needed since most are not blessed with an ideal soil to work with. Since you are stuck with the hand you are dealt, you may have to...
Excellent Benefits of Vermiculite Soil for Gardening PlantingAlthough vermiculite soil is usually found packaged next to other potting soil, it is not technically a soil at all. It is, however, a mineral that has a strong resemblance to mica...
How to Use Mushroom Soil to Amend your Vegetable GardenMushroom soil can really make a difference in your vegetable garden.  You would be surprised how much better vegetables and even flowers grow in mushroom soil.  You need to use...
Why Bonsai Soil Is Different?Bonsai soil is not your everyday garden or house plant soil. When one grows a bonsai plant, often a miniature tree, in a very small container, it becomes critical that the soil the plant is...
What are the Best Types of Soil for Planting?There are different types of soil, each of which has different effects on the plants that grow from them. Soil is the outer level of the ground forming the “skin” of...
General Guidelines for Soil ImprovementsFactor 01 of Soil Improvements: Drainage For most plants, the soil should be well drained, but should not lose water too rapidly. This is especially important for plants which need an early start for their season,...
Know you the Magic of Compost Tea!Gardeners have been making compost and manure tea for many years -- probably even for many centuries. Compost tea is easier to apply than dry compost and it's also a good way to...

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