Kellogg Garden Blog:
At Kellogg Garden, we’re on a mission to provide not only the best organic soil for your garden but to educate you on why and how to use it to support your plants.
Throughout our blogs, you’ll learn the triumphs and hard lessons our gardeners have learned over the years, as well as the tricks and tips that helped their soil flourish in the garden, such as the importance of garden worms and how to amend soil for a healthier garden! We’ll also explain why organic soil should always be on top of your priority list in the garden, the power of composting, how much soil you need, and when to test your soil pH.
Come dig up some valuable information to support your garden this season, or visit your local Kellogg Garden retailer today to shop our organic garden products!
What is Organic Soil?
It’s easy to assume that all soil is organic; it’s soil after all! Contrary to popular belief, organic soil is much, much more beneficial to your garden than chemical-ridden soils. In fact, there are plenty of Negative Effects of Chemical Fertilizers to help educate you on why you should transition to organic gardening. Here’s the main difference:
Organic soil is cultivated using organic plant and animal materials (think cow or chicken manure) that have decomposed and provided us with microorganisms, minerals, and nutrients your plants rely on to establish roots and grow. This soil is crawling with living microorganisms working hard to create the best ecosystem your garden needs to thrive.
For instance, our Kellogg Garden Organics All Natural Garden Soil is cultivated with aged recycled forest products, aged arbor fines, composted chicken manure, bone mean, alfalfa meal, oyster and dolomite limes, bat guano, worm casting, and kelp meal to enrich your soil and help your plants establish strong roots. True organic garden soil like this will never have chemicals or synthetic additives that harm the environment, beneficial bugs, or plants. In fact, good-quality organic soil can even help your plants resist pests and disease!
See What’s Sprouting On Social Media
Whether you are new to the gardening game or you’re a seasoned pro, we want to see what you’re up to date with our organic garden soils! Visit the Kellogg Garden Instagram or Facebook pages for gardening inspiration, or tag us in your own gardening projects and help spread the word on the benefits of organic gardening!