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Post  AmyPrimm 3/7/2012, 10:12 pm


I am ready to get my garden going for year 2. I did Mel's mix last year. What do I need to add this year to have my garden ready?
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Post  camprn 3/7/2012, 10:26 pm

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I am ready to get my garden going for year 2. I did Mel's mix last year. What do I need to add this year to have my garden ready?
Hi Amy and What d I do with my soil for year 2? 396615 to the SFG Forum. You may find a more extensive answer in a few threads from last year. Use the search feature to hunt them up. The short answer is loosen the existing Mel's mix, add a bunch of fresh compost, stir it up with a garden fork, place your grid and plant. Easy peasy! What a Face

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Post  Chopper 3/7/2012, 10:35 pm

camprn wrote:
AmyPrimm wrote:
I am ready to get my garden going for year 2. I did Mel's mix last year. What do I need to add this year to have my garden ready?
Hi Amy and What d I do with my soil for year 2? 396615 to the SFG Forum. You may find a more extensive answer in a few threads from last year. Use the search feature to hunt them up. The short answer is loosen the existing Mel's mix, add a bunch of fresh compost, stir it up with a garden fork, place your grid and plant. Easy peasy! What a Face

Haha! I am guessing you are right but it is about 4 steps more than I do. Add compost to the top and plant. LOL.
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Post  Windsor.Parker 3/7/2012, 10:36 pm

Welcome to the forum Amy,
Just add a trowelful of your compost blend to each square, mix well and water it in!
But don't rely on my reply alone.
"The only thing we ever add to our soil is a little more compost."
All New Square Foot Gardening pg. 32, Mel Bartholomew
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