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Ideal Soil to Compost Ratio – Gardening with Black Gold Simplified

You’ve probably spent the better part of the last gardening season keeping your compost pile healthy. Once it’s fully matured, what will you do with all that compost?  Sprinkle over topsoil, use it to germinate seeds, or mix it into the soil to enrich the nutrients available to plants?  As compost is a soil amendment, …

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Do Plants Need Soil to Grow? Let’s Dig Deeper

New to gardening, limited on space, and wondering what you can use instead of soil?  The answer might surprise you.  Not all plants need soil to grow, but they all need specific environmental conditions to thrive. The better question to ask is…   Why Do Plants Need Soil to Grow? Not all plants need soil …

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Miracle Gro Potting Soil Mixes Complete Review

Quality soil is the foundation for healthy plants and Miracle-Gro has an exciting range of top-quality soils for most plants. We take a closer look at what they have to offer.  With so many different types and varieties of Miracle-Gro soil mixes available, it may be intimidating or sometimes difficult to choose just one. In …

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How to Reuse Potting Mix – Best Tips!

Soil is the most vital element used to provide plants with the essential nutrients for growth and development. Potting soil consists of organic matter of different types, which includes worm castings and peat moss. If you are an enthusiastic gardener and you own several plants, you will know that you often end up with heaps …

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What Are These Tiny Little Worms? The Answer!

Plants, whether indoors or outdoors, are an excellent way to freshen and brighten your surroundings. They have a wide variety, ranging from dark reds and browns to plants with the brightest yellow and pink colors. The key to keeping plants looking their best is to care for them properly. However, some common insects and pests, …

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