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Tips for the Gardener Empty Build Amazing Fertile Garden Soil Using Free and Local Resources in your Mulch or Compost

Post  has55 8/1/2016, 6:52 pm

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Post  countrynaturals 8/1/2016, 7:02 pm

I think I'll pass on the human urine, but from now on, coffee grounds and egg shells will go directly on top of my leaf mulch.  thanks for posting this, has55.
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Post  has55 8/1/2016, 7:09 pm

countrynaturals wrote:I think I'll pass on the human urine, but from now on, coffee grounds and egg shells will go directly on top of my leaf mulch.  thanks for posting this, has55.
me too, but since you mention it. here it is.

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Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts 8/1/2016, 7:47 pm

I watched that video a couple of months ago, I'm so glad you posted it.  My experience in 3 years has been similar.  I have 6-12 inches of transformed soil from raw, cut through hillside and pad that had no top soil at all.  

It is nothing short of amazing.

I love my SFG raised table top beds and grow everything that the rather abundant wild critters in our area would eat in them.   However, with 1 acre of landscaping we could never afford to make raised beds with Mel's mix for all the gardens we have.  We apply compost and wood chips to the native soil and it's becoming magnificent for trees, flowers and our overflow veggie gardens.  

I would also add, the soil does not compact when walked on, so there is never a need to till.  And weeds come out with a dainty "two-finger" pull!
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Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts 8/1/2016, 8:01 pm

Oh boy!  Lots of good stuff on his youtube channel  Very Happy Thanks for posting this!
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Post  No_Such_Reality 8/2/2016, 1:46 pm

I'm amazed at what wood chips did in as little as a year.  So much life in the soil.  People that I was nuts when I picked raw fresh wood chips up from the tree service place.  But everything grew great with them, worm in abundance and in as little as a year, six inches of raw wood chips are gone.

Then I got lazy.  Pick up a bunch of the colored wood chip mulch in bags at the big box stores.  Nothing like the raw wood chips.  They're still there. The worms, still some but not nearly like the raw wood chips.
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Post  has55 8/2/2016, 3:17 pm

I going to try the tomatoes planting in the walkway near my rolling hooks to see what happens. After giving it more thought  the soil should be fungal dominated
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Post  sanderson 8/2/2016, 3:27 pm

Building swales to prevent runoff reminds me of what Audrey has developed on her hillside.

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