Whether you’re looking to make your own soil, reamend used soil, use amendments in the garden, or start composting, these guides are here to help you learn more and start your new project in no time.

How To Make a Seed Starting Soil Mix

How To Make a Seed Starting Soil Mix

For those looking to start their seeds, you may find a lot of different information about the proper soil to start seeds in. Of course, we’ve all seen the over-priced…
How To Make a Gardening Soil Mix

How To Make a Gardening Soil Mix

When it comes to building soil for your garden, you may be wondering where to start, if the soil in your backyard will suffice, or if you can simply amend…
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 truth is that organic fertilizers…
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 for your horses as they…
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 surprising benefits for your lawn…
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 grow them in. Successful organic…
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 fact, they might be as…
Earthworm 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 minute such as earthworm castings.…
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 any thought to the historical…
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 grow much of anything. If…
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, and their droppings go by the…

Neem/Karanja

No need to start salivating, neem cake won’t be on the dinner table anytime soon. Though you might be disappointed to learn that neem and Karanja cake aren’t actually tasty…
Start A Composting Bin

Start A Composting Bin

Everyone wants to live lighter on the planet, but some earth-friendly options are harder to implement than others. Thankfully, there are some simple ways that you can lower your impact…
Composting With Bokashi

Composting With Bokashi

Making compost right at home is an easy way to get rid of kitchen scraps. Plus, it adds fertility to your garden and keeps our landfills from piling up too…
Vermicomposting

Vermicomposting

Is your kitchen trash smelling stinky? Do you have an overflowing pile of papers in your recycling that never seem to disappear? As it turns out, food scraps and scrap…

Modern Soil Mix

This is my personal soil blend. It’s fairly simple to make, doesn’t require more than 12 days time to be ready to use, and is created for Probiotic/No-Till methodology. It’s…

Coots Soil Mix

The following recipe is not ours, but it is what we have found to work best for most plants. All credit for this recipe goes to Clackamas Coots. First and…

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