QUESTION: Will mushroom compost burn plants? I saw some at the garden center and was thinking of trying it out in my garden this year. - Ursula E GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: Yes, mushroom compost can definitely burn plants. To understand why this occurs, you must first … [Read more...]
When is compost ready?
QUESTION: When is compost ready? I have been adding kitchen scraps and some leaves to the large bin in my back yard for almost a year. How do I know when I'm done and can use it? - Erwin B GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: Compost can be ready anywhere between month one of … [Read more...]
Alternatives to Peat Moss for Gardeners
By Erin Marissa Russell Many gardeners are searching for alternatives to peat moss because of concerns about peat moss’ sustainability. We’ve got the scoop on all the different materials you can use in place of peat moss in your garden. Just keep reading to learn what you can … [Read more...]
How to Improve Your Garden and the Environment by Composting with Red Worms
By J.D. Hendrick, Owner of RedWigglersFarm.com Red worms (Red Wigglers) turn organic material into worm castings (you might have also heard it called vermicompost). Plants thrive in this natural fertilizer. Soil Regeneration: We can all help the environment by … [Read more...]
Does gardening really save money?
QUESTION: Does gardening really save money? I keep seeing all these memes and TikTok videos about "my $130 tomato" so it makes me wonder. - Eliza F ANSWERING: Gardening can save you money. Does it always? Well, it depends upon how you grow your garden. It’s no secret, if … [Read more...]
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