6 Compost Bins that Aren't Eyesores
There's no question that organic compost is good for our vegetable gardens and flowerbeds, but some argue that compost bins are a big eyesore in an otherwise beautiful backyard. These six examples prove they don't have to be! If the appearance of compost bins has held you back from having one, these ideas may change your mind.Read More
How Can I Add Compost to an Established Garden?
In most gardening magazines, there are numerous articles about refurbishing and enriching garden soils. However, all of them talk about tilling, digging, and then adding compost. Our garden is an older established garden with flowers that reseed themselves each year plus established perennials. How should the soil in this type of garden be enriched? There is a lot of clay about 8 inches down, and the soil above the clay is not the best. We add dry fertilizer in early spring, but that's all.Read More