Soil & Fertilizer

Bag of Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix

Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix

Starting your own plants from seed in a greenhouse or cold frame is a great way to get a head start on the growing season, but it’s important to have the right soil to help young plants grow strong. Watch this video to find out more.

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Mixing soil and ammendments in wheelbarrow

How to Mix Soil for Planting Beds in Your Yard

When putting new planting beds in your yard, it’s important that the soil you use is rich in both nutrients and organic material. Watch this video for a can’t miss soil recipe to add to the planting beds in your yard.

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Pots full of compost and alfalfa

Homemade Nutrient Rich Organic Tea for Plants

Find out how to make a homemade, nutrient rich, organic tea from compost and alfalfa to use for watering your plants. Watch this video to find out more.

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PVC pipe inserted in compost pile for aeration

How to Aerate a Compost Pile Using Perforated PVC Pipe

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.

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Bag of peat and vermiculite mix.

Guide to Soil Amendments for Your Garden

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.

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Bag of mulch

Scotts Nature Scapes Mulch for Your Garden

Adding a layer of mulch to your planting beds and garden is a great way to control weeds and hold moisture in the soil. Scotts Nature Scapes mulch does both and is guaranteed to keep its color for a year. Watch this video to find out more.

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Miracle-Gro Shake ’n Feed Plant Food for Vegetables

Miracle-Gro Shake ’n Feed plant food for fruits and vegetables contains the perfect blend of nutrients to help plants grow and produce. Simply sprinkle on the soil to give plants an immediate boost while also providing nutrients for up to three months. Watch this video to find out more.

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Bag of compost and manure fertilizer

Organic Sources of Nitrogen for Your Lawn or Garden

Nitrogen is a very important nutrient for plant growth. Most chemical sources of nitrogen are made from processed fossil fuels; but there are plenty of natural, organic options available that work just as well. Read on to find out more.

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