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Building Soil

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A young man’s fancy may turn to thoughts of love in the spring, as the old saying goes, but at this time of the year a gardener’s fancy better be turning to soil building. No soil is perfect. Your garden … Continue reading

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New Gardening System Trial

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I recently ran across an article on Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser, who have an eight-acre farm outside of Sebastopol, California. The Kaisers are proponents of a farming method that uses no tillage. They also maintain hedgerows around their gardens to … Continue reading

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Minerals and Soil Health

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I ran across an article the other day about the problems of phosphorus in agriculture. The authors, who probably aren’t farmers, had me right up to point where they said we need to eat less meat because that would decrease … Continue reading

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