The Charisma of Cardboard

***PLEASE NOTE: This is the handout provided to attendees at the 2014 Organic Growers School Spring Conference class The Charisma of Cardboard with Jeff Ashton. While it was intended to be read in conjunction with the speaker’s presentation, we believe it can...
Ask Tom: Mulching Tomatoes

Ask Tom: Mulching Tomatoes

Tom: Should I mulch tomatoes and peppers at this time of the year? I know that they both love warm soil and am worried that mulching them might cause the soil to be colder even though I like to preserve the moisture in my raised beds with mulch. Thanks, J. Lee Lake...
Ask Ruth: Wood Mulch

Ask Ruth: Wood Mulch

From Dottie in North Carolina: I have a question about mulch and how long it should “age” before using it. We had a particularly hard winter and that means trees down, and the chippers going full times. My neighbor brought me a LARGE load of a mix of oak,...