Month: June 2013

The Right Time For Worm Castings

A couple weeks ago at a nearby outdoor growers market a woman I was talking to stated that, “we wouldn’t be alive without worms”.  I chuckled thinking that was an interesting thought and perhaps a bit exaggerated. But then a few seconds later quickly agreed with her. Worms are essential for growing things in all […]

Friable Soil – What Is It and Why Is Good For Your Garden?

Friability (the condition of being friable) is the ability of a solid substance to be reduced to smaller pieces with little effort. The opposite of friable is indurated.  Wikipedia I mentioned “friability” earlier in my article, 10 Tips for Buying Great Potting Soil.  Friable soil is loamy soil, meaning it is equal parts of sand, […]