Organic soil fertility
Last updated 3/1/2007 at Noon
I was asked a question the other day. A lady has a garden that she puts lots of time and effort into. The problem is that it is going downhill each year – low production, lots of pests, small produce. She was going to a large nursery in North County and buying some organic compost, thinking it was good soil fertility.
That is only one component of a broader program needed to build soil in a backyard garden or in any soil. We will begin a program of soil development in this and the next article to really send you on your way to having rich, alive and vital soil. Since this is an ongoing p...