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Porchside Gardening: For Food and Fun!from Porchside Gardening: For Food and Fun!

Crop Rotation

Proper crop rotation keeps soil full of nutrients, which keeps plants strong and productive. Unfortunately, many amateur farmers make the terrible mistake of not replenishing the soil after harvesting. This chart gives a good idea of what to plant from year to year. Of course, the vegetables that are grown have to be compatible with the location of the garden itself.

The Free Range Lifefrom The Free Range Life

Soil Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Fix Them

Below is a simple chart to help you diagnose some of the most common and most important soil nutrient deficiencies and how to fix them so th...

Sheet Mulching - A simple technique that involves layering cardboard, compost, and other organic material right over the turf—kills the grass and leaves beds with rich soil.

Vegetable Crop Rotation - see article for more helpful info - decrease disease and insect problems, improve soil composition, increase productivity - note that potatoes should be planted in beds that have NOT previously grown tomatoes, peppers, or eggplant. From gardenality - #garden #tips #crop #rotation #vegetable #gardening #organic #soil #improvement #planning #layout #fertility #insect #disease #productivity #sustainable #sustainability - tå√

If you want to know how to create better soil, you’ve got to learn basic soil science including information about soil color, texture and structure. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

A garden is only as good as it’s soil. Find out if you are properly maintaining your soil with our simple checklist.

Time to throw away those flimsy wire tomato cages and build some of these beautiful sturdy ones! Great basic design, could easily be modified for scrap wood.

The Garden Glovefrom The Garden Glove

More Garden Edging: 9 Creative Ideas!

Creative Ways To Edge Your Garden!