Monthly Archives: January 2014

Skip the fertilizer

You can grow healthy plants without fertilizer. NOFA’s standards for soil offer a helpful description of the process and rationale: NOFA Soil Standards There are two approaches to matching soils and plants: 1. We can maximize the diversity...

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Balancing on a see saw

This garden around my house is both part of a natural system and an interruption of it. Take nature’s system of feeding the soil with fallen leaves- a perfect cycle that we interrupt every fall when we blow all those leaves into the street to...

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