16 Essential Nutrients for Plant Success

16 Nutrients Your Plants Crave and Why They Need Them   Many gardeners know that it takes more than just the big three (Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium) nutrients for your plants to reach their full potential, but not everyone knows why! Lets take a brief...

Kim’s Garden Update

Kim E. has picked the last of her Cucumber varieties, and they look delicious! She has enjoyed rapid and healthy root and plant growth through the season, thanks to Great Big Plants Compost Extract. She also has sent us the progress pictures of her Purple Cherokee...

Fall Fertility Tips

  Winter will be here before we know it and trees and vines are already going through some changes to get ready. When night temperatures fall, day length decreases and soil temperatures cool, top growth begins to slow. This is good for the plants. As winter...

The Importance of Garden Soil pH

What is soil pH, and why is it important for my garden? The acidity or alkalinity of your soil is measured by pH, which stands for potential Hydrogen ions. pH is measured on a scale from 1 to 14: pH of 7 exactly: neutral (neither acidic nor alkaline) pH less than 7:...

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