Natural State Gardening: Soil Health

This is the first post of a weekly series I’m calling “Natural State Gardening.” Look for posts each week, usually on Friday. Creating healthy soil for your plants is the most important thing you can do for them. So, what makes soil “healthy”? Though each plant has its own preferences, plants generally need a variety of macro- and micro-nutrients to …

Fertilization and Weed Control

Growing organic ideas and lawns

By Becca Bona The smell of Earth mixed in with the sweet aroma of cut grass fills the air at 5305 Kavanaugh, the location of the newly minted community garden project in the Heights. The force behind the project follows two friends’ idea to make money, initially just by cutting grass. The idea eventually spun into a full-fledge business now …

Mylo Coffee Co.

Early last year, we were fortunate enough to be introduced to Stephanos Mylonas during our apprenticeship with Little Rock Urban Farming.  We became fast friends at the weekly Hillcrest Farmers Market due to his mind blowing pastry skills and amazing coffee at the Mylo Coffee Co. booth. Our professional relationship blossomed further several months after starting Natural State Horticare, when …