Information on soil management of trees and shrubs, including nutritional requirements, soil testing, fertilization, soil fertility and pH. Tips on site selection and dealing with road salt injury.
Soil health and best practices for urban gardens
Sodium chloride remains the predominant deicing compound utilized by residential property owners, township supervisors, and landscape contractors in our region.
Soil testing is a soil-management tool used to determine the fertility of soil as well as the optimum lime and fertilizer requirements for crops.
By Emelie Swackhamer, J. Robert Nuss, Larry Kuhns, Gregory Hoover
To create and maintain a healthy landscape, choose plants that are suited to the conditions in your yard.
By David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.
Spent mushroom substrate is the soil-like material remaining after a crop of mushrooms. Spent substrate is high in organic matter making it desirable for use as a soil amendment or soil conditioner.
Getting to the bottom of a plant problem can be a challenge.