Good Dirt: Choosing Potting Soil for Your Garden

Close up of seedlings sprouting in dark soil. You can spend hundreds or thousands of dollars creating your dream garden, but if you are not using the correct potting soil and fertilizer, those brand new flowers and plants will not receive the minerals and nutrients they need to flourish. There are many different types of potting soils available on the market today, but knowing which ones are the best for the job does not always come easy. Learning what to look for in potting soil is the first step a gardener should take before getting their hands dirty. [Read more…]