Soil Category: Amendments

crustacean meal

Crustacean Meal

Tiny pulverized sea creatures might not be the first thing that you think of when you picture high-quality soil amendments for your garden, but the

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alfalfa meal

Alfalfa Meal

Who doesn’t want to grow plants that serve two purposes? As it turns out, there are some plants you can grow that are as beneficial

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oyster shell

Oyster Shell

There might be many more uses for your kitchen scraps than you realize. Specifically, the empty oyster shells from your last seafood feast have some

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volcanic rock dust

Volcanic Rock Dust

When it comes to organic gardening, the health of your plants is only half the story. Equally important is the quality of soil that you

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biochar

Biochar

Getting gardens to reach their optimum fertility level is difficult. However, high-quality soil amendments for your garden are easier to find than you think. In

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earth worm castings

Earthworm Castings

Some of the best fertilizer in the entire world is so simple to make. In fact, it’s likely being created under your feet right this

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glacial rock dust

Glacial Rock Dust

You probably know how important it is to keep your lawn garden healthy, through the use of local resources like compost. But, have you given

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using gypsum

Gypsum

If your garden is more hard packed clay than pleasantly soft soil, you might be giving up on the idea that you’ll be able to

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insect frass

Insect Frass

How much thought have you given insect poop? If you’re like most people, not much. Yet contrary to what many people think, insects DO poop,

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