This is a weekly feature where Suburban Hobby Farmer recaps the best gardening posts from other bloggers.
Preventing Damping Off
Damping-off, a very common fungal disease, can discourage seed starters by killing their seedlings. Happily, it is easy to prevent.
Wild Pollinators Share Pathogens
A study from Penn State University showed that wild pollinators could potentially catch diseases from domestic honey bees. That could mean that bumble bees and other wild pollinators could suffer the same declines as the honey bee.
My Suburban Homestead
How to easily determine your soil texture
Amy shares an easy project from her master gardening class for determining soil texture. Her post includes a link to a calculator that helps explain the results.
How to Organize a Seed Swap
This article takes you through how to determine a venue, promote and set up the logistics for a seed swap.
Will Herbs Grow In Pure Vermicompost?
It turns out that sweet basil will root in pure worm castings. Here’s the proof.
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