7 Easy Ways For Improving Garden Soil

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  • Building your soil up so your plants have the nutrients they need to grow is actually super simple.  You just have to actually do it (which we am totally guilty of forgetting from time to time). C

    Because I’ve had soil on the brain lately, here’s a list of 7 ways you can improve garden soil if you’re dealing with a less-than-ideal growing situation like I am.

    7 SIMPLE STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE GARDEN SOIL

    COMPOST

    compost pile
    Turn your kitchen and yard waste (leaves, grass clippings, etc.) into a fantastic soil amendment with very little effort. Compost adds both nutrients and organic matter to soil, and it also helps with water retention. You can buy it at the garden store, however, it’s free to make your own. And even if you aren’t ready to create a full compost pile, adding some of the most common kitchen waste to (like coffee grounds and egg shells) to specific plants in your garden and boost plant and soil health impressively well.

    Mulch

    worms

     

    Find more ways to improve your garden soil over at theprairiehomestead.com.

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