Thursday, January 31, 2013

Building Soil

We are always working to improve our Florida sand. I dream of the northern rich black dirt, so I aim to get mine as close to that as possible.

We are building our soil using many different things, lots of compost, leaves people bag in the fall, manure, small branches, planting nitrogen fixers (like beans), hay/straw, and covering with lots of wood chips.

Slowly but surely the dirt is getting darker in color, and things are growing better in it!

1 comment:

  1. i been just using composted manure and pine shavings seems to work alright!