soil tips

  • Design

    Learn How to Support Soil Life

    The vitality and resiliency of every garden depends on plants interacting with a vast array of insects, fungi, and microorganisms, especially those that make their homes in the soil. Through…

  • How-To

    Tilling Is One Chore You Might Be Able to Skip

    Turning the soil over each year is a millennium-old tradition that has been challenged only in the last half century. The major benefits attributed to the annual rite of tilling…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Tools for Working the Soil

    Forget the rototiller. An experienced gardener recommends five tried-and-true hand tools for preparing seedbeds and moving dirt around.