Koolau Farmers Blog

A Superior Alternative to Peat Moss


Coconut coir fiber makes an excellent addition to seed starting mixes and is a superior alternative to peat moss in all potting mediums. Coconut coir fiber is environmentally […]

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Enhance Your Soil With Biochar

Biochar is a fine-grained, highly porous charcoal that can enhance soils. It can persist with very little decay for hundreds of years, as discovered in the unusually fertile […]

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Does Your Soil Need a Little “Sweetening”?

If your plants are not growing well it may be that your soil isn’t “sweet” enough. If your soil is too acidic, your plants may not be getting […]

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A Common Home Gardening Mistake


We all make mistakes in the garden. We’ve made a ton of them ourselves.  But like anything else in life, the trick is to learn from your mistakes […]

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