To Rake or Not to Rake? – The Benefits of Leaf Litter

Benefits of Leaf Litter

Every Fall, nature adorns our trees and shrubs with festive color. The changing scenery practically invokes feelings of warmth and a desire to drink hot apple cider. Or in my case, visit a pumpkin patch – where this year I found an awesome old tractor…

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The Why & How of Garden Soil Amendment

How to amend garden soil

“If a healthy soil is full of death, it is also full of life: worms, fungi, microorganisms of all kinds …  Given only the health of the soil, nothing that dies is dead for very long.” –  Wendell Berry,  The Unsettling of America, 1977 In my opinion, there is nothing on Earth more underrated than […]

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