Gardening in Spite of the Weather
Time has come for gardens to be planted, weeded and watered. Late in the season, and you didn't get the garden worked up, don't worry. It is possible to plant and weed the garden at the same time, inspite of the wet ground and weeds.
How to prepare and improve garden soil [offsite link]
It is so easy to get caught up picking the beautiful flowers that hit the nursery come planting time but to skip this formality would is not an option for well-fed beauty in the garden.
Prepare soil properly [offsite link]
Tilling, organic matter and fertilizer? What´s it all have to do with anything? It is the most vital part of gardening. Whether you have a vegie garden or a dying lawn, organic matter makes the difference. If we feed the worms they will feed your plants.
Soil preparation, amendments, and fertilizers [offsite link]
Before selecting flowers for our garden and before we plant them, we must do one, major thing first and that is feed the soil.
The Bulb Trade [offsite link]
An interesting short article on cultivated and wild-collected bulbs from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Trillium bulbs make ideal choices for woodland wildflower and shade gardens; however, these are endangered so take care in obtaining them.
Uses for Plastic Mulch
Plastic mulch works for well in many types of gardening projects. Okay, we all know that organic mulch is better for the ground because it breaks down and adds nutrients to the soil, but there are exceptions.
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