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Mendocino Herb Company Blog — Healthy Soil

Tending the Soil

Composting Garden Tips Healthy Soil

Compost pile TENDING THE SOIL Your garden is not much more than a reflection of your soil. Composting all weeds, plant leftovers, veggie kitchen waste, leaves from oak trees, grasses turned to hay, layered with dirt from your garden will pay you back. This natural recycling returns nutrients to the soil and encourages microbial growth both which in turn foster healthier plants into the future. Humus will also be formed in the pile thereby improving any soil type once applied.  A healthy vibrant soil ensures an equally healthy vibrant garden. The need for fertilization is greatly reduced by consistently applying...

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