Tag: soil

Know Your Soil

Know Your Soil! Host: Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead” Karen Lynn is so excited to have guest Annie Haven owner of Manure Tea  or “Moo Poo Tea” and blogger at Manure Tea.com they have a full line of all natural premium-soil conditioner teas for the home gardener, landscape, and farmer.  Karen Lynn actually refers to Annie affectionately …

Gardening without Soil – Understanding Hydroponics

Gardening without Soil – Understanding Hydroponics For most people, gardening involves spending some time working the soil, adding compost or fertilizer, and planting seeds. But there are many people who don’t have the land, space, time, or physical ability to do conventional gardening. So how can they still get involved in growing their own food? …

Feeding your soil for a successful garden!

Feeding your soil is the most important aspect of successful gardening.  Chemical fertilizers are not only an unnatural way of boosting nutrients, but also a very temporary solution, as nutrients are often quickly lost.  Compost, also know and gardeners’ black gold, will not only help add nutrients to your soil, but also help retain them …

Worm Farm with Paula, some great info and a lot of fun!

Lots of people have worm farms because worms help plants and other living things such as: food for birds. Worms soften the soil for the trees so water can get into the ground easier and can reach the tree roots. If you want to have a healthier self-sustaining garden joins BexarPrepper on Preparing For Life’s Storms …

Garden Fertilizers – Feeding Your Plants

Before you plant a seed or seedling, you need to apply some fertilizer to the soil or container. What kind and how much depends on what you’re growing, and your particular style of growing. So it’s important to have a good understanding of the nutrient needs of the specific plants. Whether you’re organic, or just …

Gardening and the Farmers Market!

You say it is already mid-year 2012! Seems only yesterday we were turning the soil over and getting ready to plant! Now we are already into the harvest. Join The Other Side as we move to a new date and time and let you in on Keeping up with the Jones’s no no wait not …