The key to making gardening easier is working in healthy soil.
But how do you know if your soil is healthy? And what can you do to improve your soil?
Soil testing methods and charts that teach you to understand the strengths and weaknesses of your garden soil.
Step by step instructions to set up healthy garden beds from the start.
Soil amendment and cover crop charts to help you make the right choices.
Working in clay soil? Get the secrets that make growing in clay soil a gardener's dream.
Got sand? Learn how to amend your sandy soil so it retains nutrients and water.
What Is Soil?
To learn to create a healthy soil environment, it helps to understand what that is. We'll spend a couple of pages talking about the characteristics that make soil healthy and how that affects your veggie plant.
Home Soil Tests You Can Do For Free + Worksheet
Get to know your soil with 5 home tests. Learn how to perform and evaluate home soil tests. Plus a soil test worksheet for recording your results.
Improving The Soil In Your Garden With Amendments
Learn how soil amendments are used to improve your garden soil. Use the handy chart and planner to determine what's appropriate for your type of soil.
Includes A Seasonal Cover Crop Guide
Cover crops are a fantastic way to passively improve your soil. This chapter also includes a quick reference guide for choosing cover crops.
Grass To Garden: Step By Step Method For New Beds
In this chapter, we go through starting your new garden bed step by step. Using what you've learned in the previous chapters, you'll know to set up your new garden beds.
5 Rules For Maintaining Healthy Soil
Maximize your efforts by learning what you should and should not do to maintain healthy soil.
How long do I have access?
The guide is available via digital download. You'll receive an email with instructions for access after your purchase.
Will I receive future updates?
Yes! You can optin to future updates during your purchase.
What if I need more help?
Meet the gardener behind the book and blog at YouShouldGrow.com
Laura is the founder and author behind the blog and digital products at YouShouldGrow.com. She's been growing food for the last 7 years and is now dedicated to helping others learn how simple and life changing gardening can really be.
“I love gardening. Being out in the garden is truly my happy place. I think if I couldn't grow and tend to my plants, I'd just go crazy and take everyone with me. Ha! I want to share my love and passion with other gardeners, but I know how hard it can be to keep up with daily life and tending to your plants. That’s why I created this e-book. Creating healthy soil is just one of the little things you can do to make gardening easier and more fun.”