Sylvia Bloom wrote: All that's growing right now is some mullein, shepherd's purse, etc.
Sylvia Bloom wrote:... starting to build it again, with a green manure. ...The trees will just go somewhere else in the meantime...
Hanley Kale-Grinder wrote:I would take all of the big rocks you can find/dig up and make large piles of rocks. This will act as a heat sink and create little microclimates. It will also provide habitat for lizards (not sure if you have those), spiders, and the like. As for planting trees, if you have other places with good soil, plant there first. I would jump on ever opportunity to lay down mulch, wood chips, leaves, and whatever else you can find. Maybe there is a tree trimmer or someone with a lot of horses who will bring a few dump truck loads of carbon. Plant annuals and pioneer species for a few years before risking trees (especially if you have other places to put trees). With diligence I think you should be able to rehab this spot in a few years time.
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