Topdressing Lawns

The best single time of the year for top dressing lawns is in the fall for cool season grasses and in the spring for warm season grasses. I’m writing from Montana so we have cool season grasses here. This also allows you to combine other cultural practices such as core aeration and over-seeding with the…

Wintertime Composting: Composting in ALL Weathers

Fall is a great time for composting, because everything from summer’s garden combines with the dying organic matter from trees and shrubs. But even when the organic matter of autumn is used up there’s still organic material, such as kitchen scraps, that need to be composted. And the benefits of continuing to compost that organic…