How Do Water and (S)oil Mix?
With Spring roaring into April, it is time to start thinking about planting. In many parts of the country, the old saying that “April Showers Bring May Flowers” is pretty true since plants need water (and soil) to grow and the increase in temperature from April to May creates improving growing conditions for all sorts of plants. But this does not tell the entire story. I mentioned water (April Showers) but have not yet talked about soil and water together, or more importantly soil and moisture saturation. Most ground based gardens are a bit at the mercy of Mother Nature for both soil and water – yes, you can adjust both but wouldn’t it be great if you could start with a completely blank slate (soil) AND manage moisture perfectly?read more