Best Vegetables to Grow In Calgary for Beginner Gardeners
Knowing which vegetables to grow is sometimes half the battle when we are starting out as beginner gardeners. Use this list of easy to grow vegetables when deciding what your...
Discover the One Safe and Effective Mulching Option for Your Vegetable Garden: The Doug Soil Conditioning Mulch
Mulching is ubiquitous with gardening. We at Doug Gardens believe that mulch should both help us as gardeners and contribute to the health of our soils. We believe that the...
Seven surprising things you didn't know about earthworm poop AKA Worm Castings
Learn everything you need to know about worm castings, from what they are and how they benefit your garden, to where to find them and how to use them.
The Fungi Factor: The Importance of Minimizing Tilling to Protect Soil Health
You might think of soil as just dirt, but it's actually a bustling underground metropolis filled with all sorts of microorganisms, including the mighty fungi. These fungi form a super...Read More
Soil Health is Human Health
Recently, we were tagged in a post on Instagram that showed the following infographic from the Global Soil Partnership: This infographic really struck a chord with us as we...Read More
Spring vs. Fall? The best time to put in a new garden bed might surprise you.
Isn’t fall the best? The changing seasons, cooler weather, garden harvests and all those pumpkin flavored things! We love fall because it's when the real party starts for gardeners that...Read More
The difference between Dirt and Soil.
A friend of ours was wearing a t-shirt recently with a slogan on it that made us chuckle. In large, bold letters it read: “Soil is sick and tired of...Read More