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As we say…it all starts with the soil! So we write about all of it…our soil, our health, nature, bettering our life and our environment, growing for food, growing for beauty, and much more. If you like what you read, please let us know and pass it on to friends and family.
"They do a lot of important things for us, directly or indirectly, and I hope they get the respect they deserve.” -Noah Fierer, Researcher at the University of Colorado, Boulder Written by Daniel Charles A tablespoon of soil contains billions of microscopic organisms....read more
We are well on our way to a unified theory of biology that will merge body and environment, brain and mind, genome and microbiome.” - Deepak Chopra Without healthy soil, there can be no health. Thanks to new technology, scientists are catching up to this view. The...read more
“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” -Mahatma Gandhiread more
“To forget how to tend the soils is to forget ourselves”. - Mahatma Gandhi When a tiny seedling springs forth from the earth, it does so with all the promise of blossoming into a fruitful, healthy plant. If these saplings stand solidly in good soil, then you give them...read more
"No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing." - Julia Child Creating a healthy vibrant soil is akin to the art of cooking. Using the similarities in the craft of fine cuisine you will learn how to test and improve your soils, how to sweeten, spice, blend and mix...read more
"It's not the soil itself - it's the soil life that is the most important element." Geoff Lawton A World of Microorganisms: the Soil Foodweb Microorganisms in the soil foodweb make up a living, thriving community. This community includes a wide range of...read more
"No clean soil, no clean water... No clean water, no clean soil." - Hendrikus Schraven We've been drinking the same water since the dawn of time on planet Earth. No matter where you get your water, at some point in its journey that water has been filtered by soil....read more
“The soil is the greatest connector of lives, the source and destination of all...Without proper care of it, we can have no life.” - Wendell Berry It is easy for most of us to look down and take for granted what is under our feet, regarding soil simply as dirt. But...read more
“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburnread more
“It’s not the soil itself, it’s the soil life that is the most important element.” – Geoff Lawtonread more
“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” - Ann Wigmore Contrary to some opinions, organic fertilization and sprays are not more expensive than using a chemical approach. Yes, pound per pound you can...read more
“Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” - Anatole France We all love our pets! Your pet is part of your family, but unlike your children, your pets can’t tell you when something is wrong, why they don’t feel good, where it hurts and...read more
“A little garden in which to walk, an immensity in which to dream, at one’s feet that which can be cultivated and plucked; overhead that which one can study and meditate upon; some herbs on earth and the stars in the sky.” - Victor Hugo Once a fringe field,...read more
Whether you’re gardening in a large or a small space, here are four easy steps to help you create a garden that’s hassle-free and can fit with any lifestyle.read more
“If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. We need not wait to see what others do.” Mahatma Gandhiread more