Garden Soil Amendments It is the season of gratefulness. We have gathered in our harvests and are putting away the garden for winter's long sleep. We are thankful. But what about the garden? What will replenish its fertility and wellbeing for the next growing season? Now is a good time to add garden soil amendments to the ground. It will thank you in productive fruitfulness in years to … [Read more...] about Things Your Garden Will Thank You For
That is "sixties-speak" for whether or not you like the soil handed to you in your garden... do you bloom where you are planted? Here in Central Ohio I have gardened on clay types of soils. Presently my garden soil is composed of a dark clay loam called Kokomo. With the way the weather has been here lately, though, there is not much gardening goin' on. The reason is that with blizzards … [Read more...] about Do You Dig Your Soil?
Re-froze, so I guess that is it for the thaw! In my garden there is often a mid-winter time with decently warm temperatures and dry enough earth to do some early tilling. I get the feeling that this won't materialize this year. When it does, it is absolutely the best time to get the vegetable garden ready for spring planting. With any large proportion of clay in the soil, one dares not work it … [Read more...] about ReFreeze