Our garden tools are the backbone of the garden. It’s important to take proper care of them. By taking the time to clean, sharpen and put away your garden equipment you will make it last for years.
Your soil is your lifeline to a healthy garden. Without the right nutrients, in your soil, your garden will not produce as much as it should. Your plants need certain elements so that they can grow, reproduce and make fruits, flowers, and vegetables.
The first step in providing your plants with the right diet is to know what nutrients will make them healthy. The second step is knowing what happens if they do not get those nutrients. The third step is making your soil more compatible with your plant’s needs.
I admit to being a seed catalog glutton. And while websites are wonderful and paper free I find guilty pleasure, sitting in my rocker by the wood stove in January devouring the pages. There are many wonderful seed companies. But all those beautiful pictures, skillfully written descriptions and array of terms can be very confusing.