Todd Parr wrote:Watch the Back to Eden garden film and you'll see just how many wood chips you can actually use. I watched a couple on YouTube that brought 512 dump truck loads into their 2 acre property. Their soil was amazing.
Eric Hanson wrote:Mike,
The trailer is composed of treated lumber so I am not concerned about it rotting.
As I said earlier, I am a tad impatient and I want to find a way to get all that carbon into my soil as best as possible. In my humble opinion, that means turning the carbonaceous material into soil ASAP.
Mike Phillipps wrote:(Note: making "char"/"charcoal"/"biochar" doesn't create compost or nutrition for plants (it destroys it actually), so whether it has other advantages or not I can't recommend using any sort of thermal decomposition