Using Leftover Leaves

The Old Farmer's AlmanacĀ posted an article on Facebook today entitled "What To Do With Fall Leaves." I have a couple of huge oak trees, none of which I can fit my arms around. They drop plenty of leaves to keep me busy in the fall. This year, I'd like to put them to work in … Continue reading Using Leftover Leaves


Compost & Fertilizer. Do You Really Need Both?

"What's the difference between compost and fertilizer?" This is a common question among beginning gardeners. It seems like many websites with articles on compost or fertilizer use them interchangeably, making it confusing for anyone who hasn't worked with either. The best answer I've come across is to think of compost as feeding the soil and … Continue reading Compost & Fertilizer. Do You Really Need Both?