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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.