How is compost anything but organic? Recently we had a response to a blog post about our compost and how it is considered Organic. The question was, “How is compost anything but organic? You put the term organic in front of it so you can charge more for the same thing.” This is a great […]
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Compost is simply just organic matter that’s been broken down into a stabilized form, to provide nutrients as a fertilizer to soils. Good compost is really high in organic matter.
Harvest and the joys (and pressure) it brings are right around the corner. Harvest marks an end in some ways; all the planning, tending and worries are over.
From the Independent Garden Center Show 2016 at Navy Pier in Chicago. A video testimonial from happy Purple Cow Organics customers Sherry and Tom McAnly from Jung Seed Co.
From the WNLA Summerfield day 2016 in Summerfield, Wisconsin with Dave Moyer from Moyer’s Landscape Services and Hometown Nurseries in Stoughton, Wisconsin.
One of the most common questions we hear at Purple Cow Organics is, “what is compost tea and how can I use it?” This article will show you what compost tea is and how you can use it to help your organic garden.
Mid to late Spring is a great time to start getting your garden ready for planting. If you don’t have a lot of room or need to keep your garden off the ground due snail, slugs, and other cute little nibbling creatures, a raised bed garden might be the way to go. Raised beds are a great resource for small gardens; they keep your soil from eroding due to rain, allow drainage and also prevent weeds from creeping in.