A soil test is the best way to find out what’s going on under your plants, including the pH level and essential minerals like calcium, lime, gypsum and potassium. When you learn more about your soil, you’ll know the amendments to improve it.
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A successful garden begins with healthy soil. Learn how the right soil and amendments can help your garden grow.
Learn the secrets to successful soil in your garden.
The desert contains more soils than just sand. Certain tools make it easier to create an oasis in the desert.
Start composting without a pile for nutrient-rich soil in your garden.
Improve your soil by regularly adding organic matter, such as compost, to efficiently control moisture and add nutrients.
Building better soil is the single most important thing you can do to improve your gardening success. And now is the best time to do it!
Whether you are starting a new garden or want to learn more about your soil, testing the soil’s pH level and amending the soil based on the results, will improve your garden’s success rate.
Make your own compost and save on soil in the future.
A healthy garden begins with healthy soil. Adding compost enriches soil and makes for a bountiful harvest of fruits and vegetables.
Try soil solarization for six weeks and get better veggies, flowers and plants.
Fall is the best time to improve your soil by adding compost to flower beds.