Ironite is a soil supplement and fertilizer used primarily on golf greens and athletic fields.
Plants need both major and minor nutrients. Minor nutrients (also called “trace elements”) are usually supplied by the soil, but plants use major nutrients in large enough quantities that we should add them regularly.
It’s easier to choose native plants that are well-adapted to local conditions than to fight nature to acidify your soil.
Add color, texture, and weed-control with the right mulch.
Weary of trying to figure out what exactly is in all those plastic bags at the garden center? Here’s your guide to the dizzying array of packaged soils and amendments on the market.
Tired of fighting the lawn wars?
Compost is an excellent source of organic material.
You can improve your soil in a few weeks this fall with the time-honored practice of growing a cover crop.
Members share their tips for improving soil.
Plants, like other living things, need nutrients to keep growing.