Category: Soil Preparation

To grow herbs and vegetables successfully it is important to care for the soil and to raise healthy plants that can resist pests and diseases.

Vegetable garden soil – Types

Soil is produced over many millions of years by rock breaking up. Each type of rock produces a different type of soil. There are five main soil types: clay, sand, silt, peat and chalk. All have different characteristics with some…

How to improve soil for vegetable garden

In the wild a plant grows, taking nutrients from the soil, then dies back, and aided by worms, insects, and bacteria the rotted plant returns those nutrients to the soil so that they can be used again by other plants.…