The most important ingredient to any garden is water. We amend and condition our soils in order to manage the water content. We mulch in order to retain water. Water is so essential to a successful hosta garden. It would only make sense that an instrument to measure the daily rainfall is a very valuable Read More
Category Archives: Gardening
Start A Vermicomposting Bin!
If you have a small area in your garage or basement you can easily start a vermicomposting bin. Vermicompost is the process of composting using worms to create a vermicast (worm manure). The castings left over from the vermicompost contain less contaminants and higher levels of beneficial nutrients than regular compost. These vermicomposting bins do Read More
Spring Dreaming In Winter Mode
We have made it to the New Year and, for most of us, the cold and snow have taken over. The chilly winter months are a great time to plan your spring and summer garden. Gardening may be the last thing on our minds because of the weather but there are plenty of things we Read More