Friday, November 21, 2014
landscaping is definitely the way to go. While planting drought-resistant plants and water conservation are important factors, truly drought-tolerant landscapes begin with the soil.
One answer is to purchase only compost that complies with the terms and conditions of the USCC’s Seal of Testing Assurance [STA] Program. This will provide you with the information that you need in order to make an informed buying decision
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Friday, August 22, 2014
Friday, May 30, 2014
- Improving soil structure, porosity and density to ensure a healthier root environment.
- Infiltrating heavy soils thereby reducing erosion.
- Increasing water holding capacity of soil so that water is used more efficiently.
- Stabilizing pH and improving the soil's ability to hold nutrients.
- Supplying valuable microbes, micro and macronutrients and organic matter to the soil environment.
- Helping to suppress soil-borne plant pathogens.
- Binding and degrading specific pollutants – so they stay out of our water system
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
- Preventing most weed seeds from germinating; the few weeds that do pop through the mulch will be easy to pull.
- Protecting soil from temperature changes, reducing the need to water
- Decomposing slowly, releasing nutrients into the soil
- Encouraging earthworm activity, improving soil tilth and nutrient content
- Keeping dirt from splashing on flowers and vegetables
Friday, January 3, 2014