An Examination of Who’s Doing the Heavy Lifting: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due, Earthworms Are the Real Champs
You’ve heard that earthworms are the sign of healthy soil? It’s not just that they’re indicators of healthy soil, but that they help create healthy soil. Plants and earthworms live in symbiosis with each other throughout the days and seasons, as earthworms feed off of plant residue and recycle and incorporate the nutrients back into the depths of the soil.
What do we mean when we talk about healthy soils? We’re talking about the soil life, microorganisms and microbes, that help conserve water, make natural fertilizer for plants, and build ideal soil structure, among many other things, each playing a critical role in the soil food web. Healthy plants start with healthy soil.
Now is a good time to give your irrigation system a test run and make sure your lawn is watered appropriately. Fine-tuning your sprinkler system has big impacts on both the quality of your landscape and your water bills. The rainfall can vary widely this time of year.
At last! With this warmer weather and brief dry periods, many of you are out enjoying your gardens. What a thrilling and indulgent time of year in the PNW! The recent weather pattern we've been experiencing has made conditions favorable for the spread of powdery...
I hope you are all doing well. As a company, we have remained virus-free which is a blessing.
We want to share with you an inspiring project by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and offer to pay for your garden’s certification.
December, January, and February are ideal months to prune your plants. Our Technicians are highly trained to care for your most precious plants, pruning them properly to maintain their natural growth characteristics.
Our soils are just like our refrigerators. They store and provide nutrients for our plants. We need to keep our soil healthy just like we keep ourselves healthy. Do you know what’s in your Soil’s "Refrigerator”? Are you filling it up with a “well-balanced diet”? I was...
Winter is just around the corner. Here are 5 tips for getting your lawn ready…
12th Annual South Sound Sustainability Expo, Staurday, March 2nd