rose macaskie wrote:
if the feel in your mouth is anything to go by.
rose macaskie wrote:I wonder what mallow likes.
rose macaskie wrote:Helen Atthowe...is maybe using lots of fertiliser or the use of clover and leguminosas plants works very well for making a ground full of nitrogen.
...a Californian organic farmer had had only managed to create a thinish layer of good top soil after years of farming.
Darren Doherty said the reason the organic farmer had so little top soil was that he had been feeding the plants so well with manure that they don't bother to put down deep roots so they only transform a small amount of soil, that at the top.
paul wheaton wrote:
If the mallow is such a great N scavenger, I wonder if it makes the soil shy of N afterward?