Martha Asks: Garden Essentials

Martha Stewart
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Compost and pitchfork.If you were to ask me what the one thing I couldn’t live without in the garden is, it would be compost. I have been using compost and making my own for as long as I’ve been gardening.

Compost is the ultimate multitasker in the garden; not only does it provide an abundance of nutrients, it also helps soil hold water, allows for air flow, controls erosion, lures soil-enriching earthworms, and creates a home for the bacteria that protect plants against disease.

What’s the one thing you can’t live without in the garden?

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