Gardening Advice or Myth (GAoM): Weeding out Fact from Fiction

Gardening Advice or Myth (GAoM): Weeding out Fact from Fiction

Gardening Advice or Myth (GAoM): Weeding out Fact from Fiction Submitted by ~ Suri Lunde Below are a few gardening advice/myths that we often hear but may or may not be solidly rooted in science or actually work. GAoM 1: Compost adds lots of nutrients to soil. It is true that adding sufficient compost into … Continue reading

Black Walnuts – Do Black Walnut trees really poison other plants?

Submitted by ~ Corry Mordeaux Do Black Walnut trees really poison other plants? Yes. Many plants are killed when grown within the root spread of the black walnut tree. Butternut and Persian walnut trees grafted onto black walnut rootstocks give the same effect. Black walnut trees contain a phytotoxin, juglone, which remains in the roots … Continue reading