Building Soil on Science Friday (Jan. 8th, 2016) The radio show Science Friday talks to Elizabeth Murphy, author of Building Soil: A Down-to-Earth Approach, and Gerard Lordahl, director of Open Space Greening in NYC. We’re so excited that Ira Flatow
Healthy Soil during Drought
Resilience Starts with Life “…but what do I do for the living soil during drought?” As the Down & Dirty workshop tours the West Coast, from Seattle to San Diego, this is the question on everyone’s mind – and for
Buckwheat Green Manure: Fill the Summer Gap to Build Soils Fast
Simple Summer Buckwheat: Fast, friendly, and fresh summer soil food for the short gap to build long-lasting soil health At last, summer has arrived! Gardens overflow and our hands are happily busy weeding, seeding, harvesting spring veggies, and prepping for fall. If you are like
Fertilizers or Amendments? What to Use for Soil Food
Fertilizers or Amendments. Does the difference have you scratching your head? Soil fertilizers or amendments. Confused? There’s a good reason. There’s not a sharp line between fertilizers and amendments. Fertilizers can be amendments and amendments can be fertilizers. They both
Soil Food for Greener Gardens: The Best Amendments in Your Own Backyard.
A guest blog post about soil food at Garden Therapy.
The Dirt on Soil. Interview with Mary Beth Breckenridge of the Akron Beacon Journal
Treat Soil Better than Dirt. Interview with The Sacramento Bee
Online Resources for Cover Crops and Green Manures
Your Guide to… Green Manure and Cover Crop Resources As gardeners, we know how to grow plants. Cover crops and green manures are no different. We just need to know three basic pieces of information to make green manures work in our