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Improving Your Soil

Down and Dirty Book on Soil and How to Make Improvements

Item Number: BF1080

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

By Stu Campbell

Improving your soil both increases the yield of your garden and makes your garden easier to tend. With Improving Your Soil, you'll learn about soil and how it is formed and the best way to make improvements.

  • Determine whether your garden soil is sandy, clay, or loam
  • Identify the right time to work your soil and how to take a soil sample
  • Improve difficult soils such as soggy, sandy, compacted, or shallow soils
  • Use of soil amendments, and much, much more!

Softcover. 32 pages. Storey Publishing, LLC 1980.

Videos & Articles

Articles

September 4, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Myco-what? Pronounced my-coh-RYE-zay, scientists and gardeners both have been learning more in recent years about this fungus and how it benefits the garden and ecosystem.  But just what is it, and… read more »
September 19, 2014 - Peaceful Valley
Why Plant a Cover Crop? To provide erosion control. To build the soil’s organic matter and humus content and improve the structure. To increase the microbial activity and biomass in the topsoil and provide… read more »
February 21, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Bring your garden to life by growing grapes! Whether you choose table grapes or wine grapes, beautify your garden with picturesque grape vines, and enjoy a luscious crop. BEST SOIL FOR GRAPES A traditional… read more »
April 2, 2010 - Kalita from Peaceful Valley
  Improving soil quality with free-range poultry: an innovative solution for organic crop farmers and the environment Increasingly, farmers are interested in adding an animal component to crop farms,… read more »
March 21, 2010 - Kalita from Peaceful Valley
Hi, So, you have an area that has never been gardened. In the Sierra Nevada Foothills, where I live, the soil will probably be the color of a terra cotta pot; hard, lacking worms and tilth. Good tilth… read more »
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Shipping Weight: 0.50 lbs. Dimensions: 8.5"L x 5.5"W x 0.1"H

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