Monthly Archives: March 2013

DESIGNING A RAIN GARDEN

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Rain Gardens are a creative way to collect and cleanse run-off water.  Among the most important aspects of the garden’s design are:  square footage, soil percolation, depth and choice of plants. *Square footage of the garden should be 10% of the square footage … Continue reading

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WHAT IS COMPOST?

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Compost is a soil amendment created through the controlled decomposition of organic materials such as leaves, twigs, grass clippings, and vegetable food waste.       Compost is made up of four elements:  nitrogen, carbon, water, and air.  For nitrogen, add layers … Continue reading

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