As long as there have been farmers, there have been birds trying to eat their crops. And throughout the ages, farmers have tried to come up with ingenious ways to scare them off. But do scarecrows in your garden really work? Read on to find out.
One of the best ways to control pests in your garden organically is through the use of beneficial predatory insects. Sometimes all you need to do is encourage the natural predators that already live in your yard; but you can also take steps to increase the population. Read on to find out more.
Compost piles are usually aerated by turned with a pitchfork, but pieces of perforated PVC pipe can also be inserted into the pile to provide oxygen to the center of the pile. Watch this video to find out more.
There are lots of different soil amendments to choose from to improve the soil in your garden, and each has its own particular properties. Read on for a handy guide to some of the most common soil amendments available for your garden.