Soil, the Soul of your Garden: The Hows and Whys of Building Healthy Soil
A vibrant garden starts with beautiful, healthy soil. Join Garden Director Richard Hayden as he explains what it takes to create and maintain healthy soils. Topics will include soil testing, soil structure and compaction, the importance of microorganisms, how to deal with clay soils, mulching, and composting methods and applications. His experience in adapting NHM’s Nature Gardens from concrete parking lot to a vibrant habitat garden, orchard and urban farm will inform this practical talk.