Phil Stevens wrote:That's pure inspiration, William. Equal parts patience and persistence.
Rich bottomland soil is enviable and you are luckier than many. The reason that we ammend soil is that with most agricultural and gardening processes we tend to destroy it's natural fertility which is based in the living matrix contained in the soil systems. Most things that we do, like tillage, compaction... take away from the ability of the living soil to thrive.
I'm probably just spoiled by rich bottomland soil! Obviously, amendments make plenty of sense if you are starting out with poor soil.
What is that? Is that a mongol horde? Can we fend them off with this tiny ad?
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