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Growing Healthy Soil for a Successful Garden

A little earlier on, I wrote a post  or two about why soil is critically important when you’re growing your own organic food.  Basically, aside from the sun, air, and water, everything else that makes a vegetable or fruit tasty … Continue reading

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Growing Soil – The Root of the Problem

In a perfect world, the soil in any specific location on this planet would be exactly what it needs to be for the plants that are naturally inclined to grow there, and vice versa. The soil of a deciduous forest … Continue reading

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Successful Gardeners Grow Dirt First

Ask an organic gardener or farmer what she grows, and there’s a good chance her answer will be “dirt.” Beautiful, sweet-smelling, dark chocolate-colored dirt filled with humus, rich with minerals, and teeming with millions of bugs, worms, and microogranisms.  Repeat … Continue reading

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