1. Meet the ‘Maker: Bill, Builder of Fertilizer Formulas

    Meet the ‘Maker: Bill, Builder of Fertilizer Formulas

    You can thank Bill, our Chief Formulator, for the balanced nutrients you’re feeding your soil and plants. Read more
  2. Examine the Essentials: Nickel

    Examine the Essentials: Nickel

    Nickel is a component of the enzyme that metabolizes urea into ammonia, making the nitrogen available to plants. Read more
  3. Second-Guessing Our Garden Decisions

    Second-Guessing Our Garden Decisions

    Decisions, decisions, decisions. Gardening is one giant series of decisions, isn’t it? Read more
  4. Ingredients In-Depth: Kelp Meal

    Ingredients In-Depth: Kelp Meal

    If your soil could use a micronutrient boost, kelp can help! Read more
  5. Soil Science: The pHacts about soil pH

    Soil Science: The pHacts about soil pH

    Growers of blueberries, azaleas, rhododendrons, potatoes and conifers know their plants need more acidic soil, while artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, parsnips and sunflowers prefer more alkaline soil. But why? Read more
  6. Finding My Balance: Soil Test Results

    Finding My Balance: Soil Test Results

    But with nearly every Master Gardener course including the phrase “based on your soil test,” I knew it was time to see what kind of shape my soil is really in. Read more
  7. Examine the Essentials: Molybdenum

    Examine the Essentials: Molybdenum

    The good news is, molybdenum is needed in very small quantities by plants, and it rarely deficient in garden soil. Read more