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The Scoop on Soil

The importance of soil to your garden, and the characteristics of each type.

Determining Your Soil Type

A couple of easy tests you can do at home to help determine the soil makeup of your yard.

Fertilizer to the Rescue

Organic fertilizers can infuse your soil with essential nutrients plants need for continuous and healthy growth.

The Benefits of Mulch

Mulch gives your plants another layer of defense from unwanted critters and Mother Nature, and provides them with another helping of nutrients.

Raised Garden Beds

The benefits of raised garden beds are many. From better drainage to protection from critters, learn how you can plant one of your best gardens yet.

Light Requirements

Each plant has its own sunlight needs. Learn how to decipher each tag for tips on where to plant your flowers.
Vegetable garden

Vegetable Gardens

Vegetable gardens are a great way to eat healthier and save money. Learn how to make the most of it.

Natural Defense

Beneficial insects are your garden's natural defense against unwanted critters and diseases.