Soil For Humanity
Join us in our journey for spreading awareness about preserving the life-giving organic matter in our soil. Good healthy soil is rich in abundance of diversified microorganisms and helps to harvest healthy, nutrient rich produce. Healthy soil means long-term sustainability for healthier produce for us and for future generations. Hence, Soil For Humanity!
Step Up Your Curb Appeal with Healthy Lawn SoilUsing humic acid on your lawn can result in more than just lush green grass and coveted curb-appeal...Read more
The Lazy Gardener - 8 Simple Tips to Make Gardening a Breeze
With increasing food shortages, produce recalls, and the rising costs of groceries...
The Benefits of Biologicals in Agriculture
You may be hearing the word biologicals a bit more than usual lately, as more and more farmers and gardeners are r...Posted in: Humic Acids, Soil HealthRead more
5 Simple Tips for a Greener New YearNew Year's Resolutions don't have to be complicated - simplify your life with these 5 tips.Read more
Generational Farming – Shifting the Standard for Sustainable SuccessionEncouraging a new generation of sustainable farming practices that highlight the health of our living soil.Read more
The Grass is Greener Where You Amend It - Humic Land™ for Golf Course & Turf MaintenanceSoil amendments are not just for farming! Learn how Humic Acid bring soil health back to the Fairways.Read more
Reducing Fertilizer Use on Your Farm – The Alternative Solution That is Gaining MomentumHow can we re-evaluate our usage of fertilizer in farming and optimize it for our own benefit?Read more
Pollination 101Exploring the importance of pollinators and how we can encourage a healthy farm and garden ecosystem that supports them.Read more
Ditch the Chemicals: Natural Solutions for Pest & Disease ControlKeep your plants (and yourself) healthy by just saying NO to chemical pesticides and fungicides.Posted in: Gardening, Soil HealthRead more
Beneficial Fungi & Disease Prevention
When you use the word “fungus” do you only see ‘bad fungi’ or do you see some ‘good fungi’ too? Do you imagine mor...Posted in: Soil For Humanity, Soil HealthRead more
Midsummer Garden AssessmentIt is a great time of year to take note of how your garden is growing!Posted in: Gardening, Soil HealthRead more
The Connection Between Soil Health & Gut HealthExploring the relationship between our human gut, the food we eat, and the soil it is grown in.Read more
Soil Health Principles for Your Vegetable GardenThese key principles are an intrinsic part of keeping your vegetable garden flourishing with nutrient-dense produce.Posted in: Gardening, Soil For Humanity, Soil HealthRead more
Increasing Farm Profit Starts With Healthy Soil
Profitability in agriculture is becoming increasingly difficult. Extreme weather events are becom...
When Did We Lose Our Roots In Medicine?
Now picture yourself on a sandy beach, under a palm tree, listening to the waves of the ocean. Out in pristine nat...
Everyone wants to get out and play in the dirt! It’s a refreshing feeling. Like when you were a child, you used to...Posted in: Soil HealthRead more
Teaming up with a Micro Army
We need to be mindful of our soil and manage it accordingly to create a healthy environment for both the plants, a...
Before You Plant Test Your Soil
Does Your Soil Test Include Soil Biology?
Growing productive crops is half art and half science. Last year ...
Organic, Sustainable or Regenerative Farming
The differences between organic, sustainable, and regenerative farming practices are primarily su...
What Is Aeroponics Gardening?
What is aeroponics?
Aeroponics is a method of growing plants without soil with a bit of water. In this syst...
Soil that Heals – No Harmful Side Effects
There is structure and certainty in nature that you can trust. The absolute certainty of the changing seasons. The...Posted in: Soil For HumanityRead more
Confessions of a Bacteria Eater
It all started when I was about 3 years old, at least that’s the first time I remember. It was all my dad’s fault....Posted in: Soil HealthRead more
Tillage - Cultivated In Spades
I have grown to have a special appreciation for soil. My hope is that you will too.
It’s a precious commodi...
Farmers’ Silent Contract: Sustainable Agriculture
Sustainable farms come in all shapes and sizes. Ours was small but it provided all the meat, eggs, honey, vegetabl...
Agriculture - Food DiversityThey say diversity is the spice of life, yet others say they prefer only one – but a good one. So, what do you think?...Posted in: Sustainable FarmingRead more
Alternative Medicine - Alternative Agriculture
I’m struck by the term “alternative”, when natural agriculture practice is in alliance with medicinal plants that ...
Seed Soaking - Breaking Dormancy
Growing plants from seeds can be a rewarding experience or… a very frustrating one. Seeds come equipped with every...
The Importance Of Organic MatterOrganic matter is all the microbial activity, fresh plant residues, molecules bound to soil particles, and much...Read more
Solving Climate Change Starts In The Field
What is the connection between climate change and today’s agricultural practices? Are changing climate patterns af...
The Role Of Beneficial Protozoa
The following blog post is third in our series on Read more
The Role of Beneficial Nematodes
This is part two of a four-part series on soil health.
Does the word "nematode" conjure up...
What Is Soil Health?
Soil is such a complicated topic. Healthy soil even more so. In this four-part blog series, we outline the factors...
How To Start Planting In Early Spring
Depending on where you live, starting a garden in early spring can be a challenge. Where we are, in Montreal, Queb...
Transplanting Seedlings in 5 Steps - With Less Stress
From Seedling Pot To Garden.
You’re getting ready to plant out those seedlings you started from tiny seeds....
Most Common Seeds Starting Problems And How To Fix Them
Starting plants from seeds can be very rewarding or... very frustrating. Many of the problems can be easily solved...
Eat That Bacteria - Soil and Health Connection
“We live in a microbial world. The earth is covered in microorganisms, or microbes, and has for billions of years....
How To Grow A Vegetable Garden
The 6 Basic Steps to a Nutrient Dense Vegetable Garden
Yes, it’s winter and it seems like forever until spr...
Teaming With Microbes: A Book Review From A Gardener's Point Of View
Few years back, when I moved to this house, I made the commitment that my garden would be toxic-free. I had to fin...
Increasing Food Recall
Food recalls can be scary; no one wants to be the bad mom who bought the poisoned food. The good news is that you ...
The Glorious Dandelion: A Most Useful Herb
To most people, the dandelion is a weed that needs to be dug up out of their yard and totally destroyed, but shoul...
Everyone’s Welcome on the Farm - Agricultural Biodiversity
What Is Agricultural Biodiversity And Why Is It Necessary For Healthy Soil?
Biodiversity on your farm means...
Why Soil Microbes Are Key To Your Health
The intersections between soil health and human health are myriad and, from a human health perspective, may best b...Posted in: Soil For Humanity, Soil HealthRead more