Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mulching 101

Mulching is a very important way to maintain healthy and thriving plants. Mulch is commonly any material applied to the surface of your topsoil for improvement or protection. Mulch is actually a naturally occurring method. Mulch is produced in nature … Continue reading

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Soil Permeability and Infiltration

A soil’s permeability is a measure of the ability of air and water to move through it. Permeability is influenced by the size, shape, and continuity of the pore spaces, which in turn are dependent on the soil bulk density, … Continue reading

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Thriving Ecosystem

Soil that doesn’t have much organic matter lacks vital soil dwellers such as earthworms and beneficial bacteria that break down organic material into nutrients for plants. When gardeners fertilize, they are also feeding the soil as well as the plant. … Continue reading

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