Content tagged "soils and composting"

Different Types of Compost

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: October 21, 2015

Example of ready to use compost. Photo credit: wisemandarine Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0Many different types of compost can be used in the landscape to improve soil....

What is Organic Matter? Benefits

Updated: January 16, 2015

Green manures are grown to add nutrients and organic matter to the soil. Green manures are incorporated into the soil while green or shortly after flowering....

improving soil for water conservation - table of contents

Beneficial Soil FaunaBenefits of MycorrhizaeBeneficial Soil InvertebratesBeneficial Soil MicrobesCreating Your Own Worm FarmEarthworms in the GardenOrganic...

Soil pH Modification

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: March 14, 2014

Adapted from Carl J. Rosen, Peter M. Bierman, and Roger D. Eliason. Department of Soil, Water, and Climate. University of Minnesota.[1] Soil pH is an...

Soils and Composting: Composting

Gardens & Landscapes Blueberries Updated: August 09, 2013

Compost is often one of the least expensive and most readily available forms of organic matter for use in home gardens. Compost can be purchased at retail...

Soils and Composting: Soil Improvement

Gardens & Landscapes Blueberries Updated: June 12, 2013

Soils and Composting | Soil Testing | Soil Type | Soil Improvement | Composting Links to external web pages are followed by the source's name in...

Soils and Composting: Soil Testing

Gardens & Landscapes Blueberries Updated: November 28, 2011

Soils and Composting | Soil Testing | Soil Type | Soil Improvement | Composting Links to external web pages are followed by the source's name in...

Raising Soil pH and Soil Acidification

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: August 06, 2008

Adapted from Carl J. Rosen, Peter M. Bierman, and Roger D. Eliason. Department of Soil, Water, and Climate. University of Minnesota.[1] Ground limestone is...

Soils and Composting

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: March 26, 2008

Soils and Composting | Soil Testing | Soil Type | Soil Improvement | Composting Soils and Composting content reviewers share their expertise with...

Soils and Composting: Soil Type

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: March 26, 2008

Soils and Composting | Soil Testing | Soil Type | Soil Improvement | Composting Links to external web pages are followed by the source's name in...

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