Continuous mono-crop planting practices are one of the causes of the depletion of our soils by about 1% per year. “Soil erosion is second only to population growth as the biggest environmental problem the world faces. Yet, the problem, which is growing ever more critical, is being ignored because who gets excited about dirt?” D. […]
Birds, Bees, and Butterflies.
Our garden is healthy when there are lots of earthworms. Earthworms eat bacteria and fungi and excrete worm castings, which improves the texture and health of your soil. What brings earthworms to your soil? Using good farming practices of no-till, crop rotation, and cover crops will encourage worms to come and build homes. The real […]