Why Mulch Your Soil?

Why Mulch Your Soil?

Mulching saves time, energy and watering, but it also feeds the soil (and therefore the plants), because, as any good gardener knows, the soil is alive. Soil life and symbiotic relationships The soil is far from being sterile. Wood that has fallen to the ground, organic mulch or RCW produce, when they decompose, fungi whose…

Use Cardboard For Mulching

Use Cardboard For Mulching

Mulching has many benefits in both the ornamental and vegetable gardens. Why not recycle old cardboard boxes into improvised mulch? Easy to install, they are also very effective in covering the soil. Which cardboard? Choose raw cardboard, with as little printing as possible so that the chemicals in the inks do not dissolve in the…

How To Fertilize Ecologically And Organically

How To Fertilize Ecologically And Organically

Without additional fertilizer, many crops would grow rather poorly than well. However, the popular wisdom “a lot helps a lot” is only partly true here. On the one hand, too much fertilizer harms your crops, but more importantly, careless use of fertilizer harms biodiversity, groundwater quality and the climate. This article tells you what to…

Compost Worms – Useful Helpers In Composting Organic Waste

Compost Worms – Useful Helpers In Composting Organic Waste

Our compost heap is home to many creatures. Besides mites, woodlice, springtails, snails, various insect larvae and countless other beneficial organisms, earthworms also live here. More precisely, it is the compost worms that help decompose our biological waste properly. And that’s what makes this species so special, because unlike other earthworms, they mainly stay in…

What Can And Can Not Be Put On The Compost – Composting Waste Correctly

What Can And Can Not Be Put On The Compost – Composting Waste Correctly

Not all waste is suitable for composting in the home garden. Compost cannot replace organic waste. We explain how you can specifically compost your valuable kitchen and garden waste to produce natural fertilizer. The crucial question: What belongs on my compost, what does not? Here you will find all the information at a glance. Organic…