Tag Archives: soil

Soil Building 201: Biochar

Orange Mushroom Closeup
Garden Tower Project > soil

Biochar is a immensely valuable soil amendment. According to the International Biochar Initiative, “This two thousand year old practice converts agricultural waste into a soil enhancer that can hold carbon, boost food security, and increase soil biodiversity, and discourage deforestation. The process creates a fine-grained, highly porous charcoal that helps soils retain nutrients and water.” […]

Soil and Bioremediation

Kolb bog spot
Garden Tower Project > soil

When it comes to food, soil is where it’s at. Healthy soil means healthy plants means healthy people. That’s why nutrient dense-foods are as important to know about as organic or local foods. Growing your own in an active soil food web is key. We focused on what goes into healthy soil in a blog […]