Whether you have a small, urban garden or plenty of acreage, our Sanctuary Soil blog offers plenty of free gardening advice.  Below are resources to help you build beautiful, more productive yards with delicious food plants and edible flowers, as well as healthy indoor gardens and fun winter craft projects. Sanctuary Soil is delighted to provide a wide range of how-to gardening information on a range of topics, including:

Building Healthy Gardens

Why You Need Worm Castings

Questions to Ask Before Ordering Bulk Soils

Five Ways to Save Water in the Garden

Plants to Attract Wild Birds to Your Garden

Prevent Damping Off Disease on Seedlings

Growing Food at Home – General Tips

Free gardening advice for raised beds like these shown.

Crop Rotation for Healthier Food Gardens

Grow Food in Fall and Winter

Vegetable Gardening Planning Tools

Warm Weather Vegetable Gardens

Four Vegetables for Containers  

Growing Food – Plant Specific Tips



Fava Beans

Herb Garden in a Hula

Lemon Verbena

Lettuces and Salad Greens

Mustard and Spicy Greens

Pansies (Edible Flowers)

Patio Tomatoes




Gardening and Craft Projects for Winter

Free gardening tips and craft projects for stormy winter days like this one.

Indoor Herb Gardens

Growing Sprouts Indoors

Preparing Plants for Long Winter’s Nap

Herbal Vinegar Craft Project

Valentine’s Day Tillsandsia Terrarium Craft Project

Vine Wreath Craft Project

Sanctuary Soil in Community

Boy holding vegetable plant.

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