8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Garden Soil for Free

We all know that a healthy garden starts with healthy soil. But getting that soil in top condition can take a lot of time and effort- as well as money.

8 Free Ways to Improve Your Garden Soil Quality

Leaves are full of minerals and once they are added to the garden they feed earthworms and other microbes.

Chopped Leaves (or Leaf Mold)

The benefits of a garden mulched like this are the reduction of soil erosion, less weeds to compete for nutrients, and better water retention.

Wood Chips

Your kitchen is a gold mine for improving your soil quality! Your morning coffee grounds. Your daily banana peel. All of these things will add something different to you soil in terms of nutrients.

Your Kitchen Scraps

Coffee grounds, when mixed into the soil or compost, will improve your soil structure, tilth, and even help to repel certain pests.

Coffee Grounds

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