The thing we think of as "just dirt" we often take for granted has become big news again with the UN declaring 2015 the Year of the Soils.
While planning and making your garden soil better for this growing season, listen and learn about its nitty-gritty: The Dirt on Soil is a two part CBC Radio production available for streaming here.
For more on urban initiatives and about global soil health:
- CBC News' related article on "Urban Soil Farming..."
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2015-Soils homepage