Blogs for gardens, towns and cities

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Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world

An article on the importance of healthy soils for food production by Prof. David Montgomery, University of Washington.
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Healthy soil is important, but what does it look like?

The Earlham Institute interviews Columbia's Dr Nasmille Larke-Mejía, discussing healthy soils and their importance for sustainable agriculture. Article & video.
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What is soil health and why does it matter?

Healthy soil is fundamental to Britain’s farming system and to producing the food we eat.
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Garden Organic

A series of articles on how to look after the soil in your gardening patch, from how to test it to how to protect it in the winter months.
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Getting your Nitrogen Fix: How to make Green Manure

Learn more about green manures, what they are and why they're great for soil health.
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Garden Soil 101

Six ground rules for preparing the soil in your gardening patch.
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Soil Types

An easy guide to knowing your soil type, to help you choose the right plants for your garden and maintain them in good health.
Growing That Gives Back: Regenerative Gardening Techniques To Practice At Home
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Growing That Gives Back: Regenerative Gardening Techniques To Practice At Home

A blog about working with nature to create thriving gardens, including caring for the soil.
The community hub for all things soil

uksoils is a consortium of scientific, campaigning and awareness raising organisations, all with a specialist knowledge of soil health, founded by UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Sustainable Soils Alliance, Earthwatch and University of Sheffield.