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Garden boxes are a popular item. Do a quick Google search of “garden boxes” and you’ll see over 37 million results. Everything from where to buy them to how to build them to why you need them. Continue reading
What is soil pH?
Basically, pH is a measure of the concentration of hydrogen atoms in a solution; in this case, the soil. The pH scale ranges from 0 to 14, with 0 being the most acidic and 14 being the most basic, or alkaline; a pH of 7 is neutral. Continue reading
Last time, when I wrote about soil texture, I mentioned that the easiest way to figure out the texture of your soil was to get it tested. Many – if not most, or maybe even all – of the land grand universities throughout the United States either house or are closely associated with a soil testing laboratory. Continue reading
I grew up listening to talk radio at home. Specifically KSL News Radio. On weekdays I didn’t really care either way about it. But on Saturday mornings? I loved it. That’s when they had “The Greenhouse Show, with Larry Sagers”. People could call in with questions about their yard or garden and Larry Sagers, a horticulture extension agent in the Salt Lake City area, would answer them. Continue reading