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The Dirty Lowdown- Filling your garden beds with goodness

Posted by Holly Jean Brooker on

  The dirty lowdownIt is widely known in the gardening world that the key to a successful crop-producing garden is the dirt. Good soil consists of a combination of minerals, organic rich matter, water and air and the trick is to get the balance right. Protect, maintain and improve. Regularly removing weeds, adding compost and fertilizers as well as regular doses of water are essential.   Plants strip nutrients from the soil over time so it is necessary to replenish dirt with adequate nutrients to compensate for this and to maintain that ideal combination of growing conditions. A powerful soil...

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