1. Examine the Essentials: Manganese

    Examine the Essentials: Manganese

    Manganese (not to be confused with magnesium) is an essential nutrient for plants, too. Read more
  2. Soil Science: To Till or Not to Till

    Soil Science: To Till or Not to Till

    Some of the best arguments for tilling a garden are the same as the best arguments against it! Read more
  3. Investigate the Ingredients: Corn Gluten Meal

    Investigate the Ingredients: Corn Gluten Meal

    This multi-tasking fertilizer is a byproduct of corn syrup processing, and the carbohydrates left over provide a great energy source for soil microbes. Read more
  4. A Garden Delayed

    A Garden Delayed

    “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” Read more
  5. Ingredients In-Depth: Bat Guano

    Ingredients In-Depth: Bat Guano

    We’re batty for the benefits of bats in the garden. For starters, they voraciously feed on the insects that annoy us – especially mosquitoes. Read more
  6. Meet the ‘Maker: Fresh Eggs Daily

    Meet the ‘Maker: Fresh Eggs Daily

    Lisa Steele is a 5th generation chicken keeper and Maine Master Gardener, and she knows that better gardens make for happier, healthier chickens. Read more
  7. Examine the Essentials:  Copper

    Examine the Essentials: Copper

    A penny for your thoughts? The copper contained in these coins could be good for your plants… in moderation. Read more