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Together, we can take a sustainable approach and use products that create a healthy gardening lifestyle. Read our blog for updates on how we achieve this!
#GYOGardener Photo Contest

Announcing Our #GYOGardener Photo Contest!

It's already almost week four of The Dirt on Dirt's GYO Month. Can you believe it? We've gone through three weeks of product specials, giveaways, and GYO tips, and for next week, we want to hand the gardening gloves over to you!   Between Monday, August 21st...

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Soluble, Insoluble, Chemical, Organic Fertilizer

Yes, There Are Fertilizer Types! Here’s Why You Should Use Soluble, Insoluble, Chemical, and Organic Fertilizer

When considering fertilizers, it’s important to know the difference between soluble and insoluble, and chemical and organic fertilizer. Don’t worry … it’s not as difficult as it sounds! Let’s define these different categories and go over their unique qualities.   Soluble Fertilizer vs. Insoluble Fertilizer If your fertilizer...

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GYO Month

August is GYO Month at The Dirt on Dirt!

In honor of the closing summer and all you green-thumb enthusiasts out there, we’re dubbing August an unofficial holiday: GYO Month!   GYO stands for “GROW YOUR OWN” and celebrates the many benefits of growing your own food (and flowers!). At The Dirt on Dirt, we believe...

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Benefits of fertilizer

What’s the Dirt on Fertilizer?

So, you’re curious about the benefits of fertilizer? First, let’s talk about what it is and why it’s used.    Fertilizer is typically applied to soils and/or plant tissues (i.e., leaves) to add more nutrients that are essential in the growth process. It includes many components that are necessary to promoting plant growth and proper...

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