1. 1960-01-01 This publication discusses the creation of mulch and how to use it.
  2. The reception and enthusiasm for straw bale gardening, introduced in 2013, has proved revolutionary in vegetable growing. Why? Because the bold promises in the book are kept:grow vegetables anywhere,earlier in the year,with no weeding. Gardeners everywhere are excited. Straw bale gardening works!...
  3. Thie handbook shows readers how to make compost easily in a rodent-resistant bin. Information about compost bins is included, along with methods of making compost and gardening information on what to do with their finished compost.
  4. The Soul of Soil explains how soil organisms supply plants with the necessary nutrients at the right time, in the right form, and in the right amount. The goal of ecological soil management is to enhance conditions for the billions of microbes found in every gram of healthy soil, without reliance...
  5. Abstract, Journal of the NACAA, 2014 The sustainability and profitability of many agricultural systems can be enhanced through the utilization of inoculum of arbuscular mycorrhizal [AM] fungi. Inocula are commercially available, but inoculum can also be produced on-farm in mixtures of compost and...
  6. Key Resource 1975-01-01 In 1975,Let it Rot!helped start the composting movement and taught gardeners everywhere how to recycle waste to create soil-nourishing compost. Contains advice for starting and maintaining a composting system, building bins, and using compost. Third Edition. 318,000 copies in print. Just Let it...
  7. 2014-04-20 Comfrey is a unique perennial plant that requires minimal maintenance after planting and that can give high, sustained yields of nutrient-rich leaves for use as fertilizer, animal feed and more. It is high in potassium (K) and other micronutrients, and seems to improve fruiting and disease...
  8. 2011-04-20 Eric Broberg, heading to Latin America with the Peace Corps, wrote to us: “I found the article on ‘Multiplication and Use of Soil Microorganisms’ in the January 2011 EDN (Issue 110) to be interesting yet glaringly absent was any mention of compost tea.
  9. 2007-07-20 This article takes a fresh look at what is going on in the soil, especially in relation to soil organic matter and the organisms it supports; how this life in the soil is impacted by our land care practices; and how it in turn impacts the productivity of our farms.
  10. 2009-07-20 Worms can be a lucrative and,beneficial addition to a small-scale farming operation. Several times in recent issues of EDN we have mentioned the value of compost. Here we report on the rapid production of compost using worms. Worm-produced compost, also called vermicompost, can be used in gardens...