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My First Visit to the Soil3 Farm

Published on August 3, 2018
Brie Arthur is back, this time with all the dirty details of her first visit to our compost facility! 

 

To say I was thrilled to get an invitation to visit the Super-Sod Soil3 farm would be a major understatement. When I read the email I...

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...

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.

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. 

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.

BigYellowBag Journeys to Georgia (Video)

Published on January 26, 2018

Raised Garden Stories of Inspiration

Published on December 15, 2017

It’s Flashback Friday here on the Soil3 blog. You may have heard that we’re giving away 100 of our Doc’s Raised Garden Kits to families and community gardens in need.

How to Grow Giant Pumpkins with Compost: Even Impress Charlie Brown

Published on October 6, 2017

Do you remember the feeling you had on the afternoon of Halloween as a kid? You waited anxiously in your costume, gripping the handle of an empty bag, staring at the bottom, and anticipating the sugary treasures to fill it by the end of the...

Spread the Love: Choosing the right compost spreader for natural fertilization (Video)

Published on July 28, 2017

It’s mycorrhizae-inoculated and ready to help your lawn grow! Soil3 compost is ideal for topdressing a lawn and takes the place of one round of chemical fertilizer for the growing season — whether you have a warm season or cold season lawn. We’re...