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The Best Garden Soil for a Raised Garden Bed: Healthy Soil Equals Healthy Plants

One of the most significant benefits of having a raised garden bed is that you control the soil. This is advantageous for any gardener who has clay or hard-packed soil, concerns about pollutants, and

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Soil Aeration Guide – How and When to Aerate Your Lawn

Avid gardeners know just how critical soil aeration is to the health and resilience of their lawns. Whether you are a seasoned gardener or are just getting started in this wonderful journey, soil aeration

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Why is Soil Important: 25 Reasons to Be Grateful for Soil

Why is soil important? There are several reasons why soil is important. To put it simply: without soil, human life would be difficult. We depend on soil more than we might think, making it one of the

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7 Aeration and Overseeding Mistakes You Should Avoid

Everyone wants a beautiful green lawn, but after harsh winters or summers, your lawn can look a little patchy, thin, and dull.To give your grass new life, you might consider aeration and overseeding,

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Conservation Tillage Impacts on Soil, Crop, and the Environment

Because of the ever-increasing world population, there's a need to match food production with this population increase through the use of sustainable land management strategies. But the struggle of achieving

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A Simple Guide to Ridge Tillage: Why? When? How?

Ridge tillage, a tillage system that involves scalping (cleaning) and planting on ridges built during the cultivation of last year’s crop, typically involves spring-planted row crops grown with a combination

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Is Tilling Bad? Frequent Tillage and Its Impact on Soil Quality

There are several indicators and characteristics of soil quality, in terms of its high levels of beneficial soil organisms and organic matter, overall tilth and infiltration rates, good water-holding

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How to Use a Tiller- Few Things to Keep in Mind Before Using this Tool

Are you thinking of nurturing a garden? Maybe you want to create a small kitchen garden where you can grow your own tomatoes, carrots, an assortment of peppers, and maybe even some Zucchini squash? If

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Importance of Soil Quality to Health and Sustainable Land Management

If you are just getting into gardening, you might be wondering, "why does soil quality matter?" To fully answer this question, you must first acknowledge that soil is a living and a rather dynamic ecosystem

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Tiller Maintenance And Troubleshooting

Ask any gardener or homeowner with a lawn or garden bed, and they’ll tell you just how important it is to keep it looking good. For many, this job is made easier with a rototiller which does hours of

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Unusual Edibles That You Can Grow In Your Garden

Unusual Edibles That You Can Grow In Your Garden

There is nothing more satisfying than growing your vegetable and fruits. The experience brings many joys and benefits such as getting the freshest produce possible and saving money.Gardening is also a

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Harrowing: The Best Way To Properly Maintain Your Fields

Harrowing: The Best Way To Properly Maintain Your Fields

Keeping your fields maintained is always a challenge, and it is hard enough to keep up with all of the agricultural terms if you're new. Harrowing and plowing are both integral to the upkeep of your field,

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Harrowing Vs. Tilling: Is There A Difference Between The Two?

Harrowing Vs. Tilling: Is There A Difference Between The Two?

Agriculture is a more complex domain than may first seem apparent to the layman. While most people seem to look at farming as hours of physical labor with little thought put into it, laying out your crops

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Garden Weeds: How To Use A Tiller To Remove Them

Garden Weeds: How To Use A Tiller To Remove Them

Every gardener who is worth their salt wants to know what is the best way to get rid of weeds permanently, so they do not dominate and damage your most valued crops. There are various methods which can

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Garden Weeds: How To Identify And Eliminate Them

Garden Weeds: How To Identify And Eliminate Them

Properly preparing your garden for the season entails a lot of hard work.A significant part of this preparation involves limiting or outright eliminating unwanted garden weeds which are not only unsightly

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Weed Control: Using A Cultivating Process To Your Advantage

Weed Control: Using A Cultivating Process To Your Advantage

Cultivating to control weeds refers to three specific methods which can be used to keep the unwanted plants in check. A tiller can be used to forcefully remove the weeds by uprooting their stems. Depending

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Finding Out About The History Of Tilling

Finding Out About The History Of Tilling

Tiling in agriculture is the process that helps sporadically scatter soil, enabling the component some room to breathe and spread evenly.  That is done so by digging or overturning the land which

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Learn Everything About Crop Rotation

Learn Everything About Crop Rotation

The rotation of crops in the same growing space over a span of a few years is an agriculture tactic dating back a thousand of years and has proven to be extremely healthy for the soil.That is because every

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What You Need To Know About Synthetic Fertilizers

What You Need To Know About Synthetic Fertilizers

As the word synthetic implies, synthetic fertilizers use petroleum industry’s by-products for production. Ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate, and superphosphate are often the critical ingredient involved

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A Guide To Determining The Quality Of Your Soil

A Guide To Determining The Quality Of Your Soil

Agriculture, farming, and gardening are all things that more people are becoming interested in. Being able to grow fruits and vegetables ourselves without all of the harmful chemicals and pesticides is

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