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Homegrown Produce Food Safety in the Kitchen & Garden

Published on July 20, 2018

Ah, fresh vegetables. An endless smorgasbord of produce picked straight from the garden make the dead heat of July almost bearable as we chow down on homegrown wonders.

While you may be all too eager to sink your teeth into produce with that...

Introducing Brie the Plant Lady

Published on July 9, 2018

Hi there! It’s Allison, your regular Soil3 blogger. We’ve been eagerly awaiting this day on the Soil3 blog, and we’re delighted you’re here to experience it! Today we’re overjoyed to introduce you to our favorite “plant lady,” Brie Arthur, a...

Gardening in the Summer Heat: 5 tips to keep both you and your garden healthy

Published on June 22, 2018

This week my roommate, a born Floridian, remarked, “It’s really hot outside, and I think that’s the first time I’ve said that since I moved to Georgia!” She quickly added, “Imagine what July and August will be like.” The week thus far has seen...

Gardening Stories from the Super-Sod Team

Published on June 7, 2018

We interrupt your regularly scheduled gardening tips for a special post on the Soil3 blog. Why such a disruption? A special celebration of National Garden Week! 

Because gardening is dear to our hearts, this week is a unique post detailing the...

What does OMRI Listed® Mean?

Published on May 25, 2018

These days there are dozens of buzzwords that constantly circulate in our everyday vernacular. From “all natural” to “certified organic,” some of these claims carry more weight than others.

3 Ways to Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

Published on May 11, 2018

If you haven’t heard, this week is International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW). Since 1995, countries around the world have celebrated compost during the first full week of May, and we couldn’t help but join in the fun. 

Celebrating the Soil Beneath Our Feet

Published on April 27, 2018

By Amy Hudson, Food Well Alliance Guest Blogger

There’s nothing like eating fresh, local food. Especially when it comes from your own garden, your child’s school garden, a nearby community garden, or farmers markets that source from local farms.

Topdressing Tips for Your Trees and Shrubs

Published on April 13, 2018

It’s the time of year when our toes start to see the sunlight again and our pale legs surface from beneath the shielding layers of winter. While some extremities are only now getting some sunshine, it’s the time when our hands are covered with...

What to Know Before You Start Your First Vegetable Garden: Interview with Ross Davies

Published on March 30, 2018

Grocery stores make life incredibly convenient, but there’s still a small part of us that yearns to get back to the land. You can do this by livening up your space with house plants, but we believe in you to try your hand at vegetable gardening.

The Soil3 Story

Published on March 16, 2018

You may know the benefits of Soil3 organic compost, but it's likely you don't know the full story behind why this rich humus compost was created. Today we're sharing how Soil3 came to be and why it works as an outstanding soil amendment. 

5 Reasons to Start a School Garden

Published on February 28, 2018

From kindergarten to senior year of high school, it would always happen. The first day of relatively warm spring weather, one chatty boy would raise his hand and ask the teacher, “Can we have class outside today?”

Smart Plant Placement: Get the Most out of Your Raised Bed Garden Space (Video)

Published on February 12, 2018

If your weather is anything like ours, this time of year is a bit of a tease. Not only is it the month of love, February is the month of finicky weather with temperatures that fluctuate daily.