Tag: soil amendment

Indoor Summer Gardening Seminar

Even the most serious gardeners can be driven indoors by the summer heat.  But that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your hobby!  Join the Baker County Extension Office for an indoor summer gardening seminar that will cover the… Read More

Potting Soil, Topsoil, Compost, Seed Starting Potting Mix – What’s the difference?

You find yourself standing in the store, staring at dozens of different bags of soil trying to figure exactly what you need to start a garden – what’s the difference between all of these “soils”? Typically, you will… Read More

What Is Composting?

Composting involves taking advantage of the natural decomposition of organic matter by microorganisms. Compost is the partially broken down material that results from this process (fully-broken down material is called humus).1 Compost is a green and sustainable way… Read More