Last Friday, I had the pleasure of having Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott guest host on #GroundChat. She covered the many myths around mulch.  Many of the myths blew well-accepted mulch practices right out of the water!

Crocus

 

Written on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 in Building Soil

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A couple weeks ago, I gave a #GroundChat presentation on growing and gardening with clay soil. A seemingly mundane topic quickly became controversial over the suggestion to love and work with clay soil rather than focusing on amending it.

“Most attempts at changing soil are as successful as getting your chain-smoking uncle to give up cigarettes.” Owen Dell, Landscape Architect and Sustainable Landscaping pioneer 

Daylily thriving in clay soil

Written on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 in Building Soil

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