Composting turns trash into garden treasure

You’ve heard me extoll the virtues of composting before. It is, afterall, a win-win situation; you reduce the amount of waste going from your kitchen and garden into the landfill and you get a wonderful soil amendment in the process. It is the gardener’s equivalent of Jed Clampett’s black gold – but while it is valuable in the garden, it won’t get you a Beverly … Continue reading Composting turns trash into garden treasure

Sustainable Gardening Practices Enhance Environment

One of the best recent trends in the gardening world is the increased interest and inclusion of sustainable gardening practices. For those who don’t know what “sustainability” is, it’s a balance among enhancing the environment, economic viability and improved quality of life. In short, sustainable practices should make efficient use of natural resources in a way that is cost effective and does not cause the … Continue reading Sustainable Gardening Practices Enhance Environment