Garden Strategy for the 4 Soil Types [Spring 2023]

graphic of the four soil types sand clay silt and loam

Learning to garden well is a tall task and often takes years or decades to master. Knowing technique, what plants to grow, when to plant, and how to structure a garden is a skill learned in time.  One of the biggest components of becoming a master gardener is learning to work with the soil. Every…

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What is Mycorrhizal Fungi?

mycorrhizal fungi under microscope

Introduction Mycorrhizal fungi are a living extension of the plant’s root system. These fungi can bring more nutrients and water than the plant could ever do on its own. Mycorrhizal Fungi have been helping plants survive for 400 million years and are believed to be the reason plants moved from the ocean onto land. In…

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