The Soil Underground

  • Why We Like Growing Cannabis in Living Soil

    Issue two passed in Ohio! That means that you'll soon be able to grow your own cannabis at home. Are you excited to try your hand at h...
  • Hardening Off and Transplanting

    We're finally making the turn into that good growing season weather! Before diving into your raised beds, here are some tips to ensure all your s...
  • Better Soil, Better Plants, Better Planet

    Are you ready to take your garden to the next level? If so, we’ve got a tip for you that will make a big difference in your plants’ heal...
  • Raised Beds

    Raised beds are a great opportunity to increase the accessibility of your garden space. They are easier to maintain, reduce bending, and provide mo...
  • The Future of Food

    Spice, a name often linked to food in the Cleveland sphere, has created splendid dishes with local ingredients for over a decade. Therefore it's no...
  • Starting Seeds

    Wanting to start your seeds from home this year? Here are some tips!
  • Planning for the Farm Dream

    Eric and Annabel of Bay Branch Farm in Cleveland, Ohio are full time farmers, but it didn't start that way. They had a plan that navigated them through savings, standard jobs, and creative incomes.

    The former software developer and recruiter followed their plan through innumerable lessons. 

    Their plan continues to evolve and allows them ownership of their own lives, as well as the ability to create life through the planting of a seed and nourishment of a neighborhood.  

    Check out this blog post to learn more about this thoughtful duo and Bay Branch Farm.

  • Birdsong Farm: Revitalizing Soil through No-Till Farming

    Matt Herbruck of Birdsong Farm has been following certified organic practices for decades. See how he revitalized his approach with no-till growing.
  • Frayed Knot Farm: Regenerative Flower Farming

    Frayed Knot Farm is located 30 miles east of downtown Cleveland and grows over 100 varieties of annual and perennial flowers and foliage on less than an acre.

    Using hand scale and regenerative farming practices, the flowers produced and foraged are offered in CSA bouquet subscriptions, wholesale to florists, for events and workshops.

    Check out this blog post to learn more about Emily and her regenerative flower farm.

  • River Plant Co. & House

    Looking to bring some life into your Home for the Holidays?! Check out our partners at River Plant Co. in Rocky River, Ohio. Not only do they provide beautiful and robust living plants for your home or office. They also have unique gifts and accessories, party rentals, and support small, local businesses.
  • Overwintering

    Overwintering takes practice, luck, and consistent weather, but a fresh salad in December is worth the effort!
  • Microgreens: Seed to Salad in 7 days

    Microgreens are fantastic for a number of reasons.  First they are super nutritious with bursts of vitamins and beta-carotene.  Second, they make y...