• Kitchen Gardening

    Peat Moss Alternatives

    The fact that gardeners have enjoyed a long love affair with peat moss is completely understandable. Here's the problem.

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    Potting Soil Put to the Test

    In their natural environment, plants get everything they need to stay healthy from the soil: water, nutrients, and air. Most well-established plants living in soil rarely need more than an…

  • How-To

    Getting to the Coir of the Matter

    Gardeners for years have lined their hanging baskets with long-fiber coir. Learn how this material differs from peat.