Do We Treat Our Soil Like Dirt?

Source: nationalgeographic.com Published: October 15, 2015 NOTE: This is an abridged version. Membership subscription to National Geographic is required to view the full article. By Dennis Dimick That question headlining a 1984 National Geographic article on soils...

Economics, Water Drives Soil Conservation Farming

Source: planetnatural.com Published: March 22, 2016 No-till, reduced pesticide and herbicide, cover crop farming methods on the grow. By E. Vinje Organic gardening practice that emphasizes soil quality in our backyard vegetable patch and landscape is one thing....

Urban Farm Hack: Improve Soil with Sheet Mulch

 Source: hobbyfarms.com Published: January 18, 2016 Avoid weeds and build soil with sheet mulch—it’s a heckuva lot easier than weeding the garden! by Lynsey Grosfield There are few places in the natural world—short of deserts, beaches and rocky landscapes—where the...