Soil is at the heart of gardening

Healthy soil grows healthy vibrant gardens.

With all the chitchat about drip irrigation and water conservation on social media, you would think that it’s the only way to reduce watering in the garden. But it’s not true. The soil holds the key to lower water bills, and the techniques are simple and low-cost. Increasing soil organic matter and mulching are the […]

Fall leaves

Written on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Plants & Soils

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Tomatoes are the most beloved of our homegrown produce. Find out how you can win a copy of the newest and greatest book on tomatoes, Craig LeHoullier’s Epic Tomatoes, on #groundchat this Friday, June 26, 2015 on Twitter’s #groundchat at 2 pm EST.

Craig LeHoullier Epic Tomatoes

Written on Thursday, June 25, 2015 in #groundchat News

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Every week, I post top 10 tweets about soil-related topics. This week I’m covering the top tweets from #groundchat’s gardening with children. It’s all about encouraging our kids into the garden.

Grandmother showing her grandchildren the ropes at RBG

Written on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in #groundchat News

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