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Ammending the soil pictures

Postby pickerandsinger » Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:08 pm

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Comments welcome.....I tilled in some more manure....Perhaps a layer of topsoil is next... Then the cover crop....Dave
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Re: Ammending the soil pictures

Postby pickerandsinger » Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:15 pm

Oh yeah , thats my ferguson parts tractor in the field.....Diana wanted it out there so she could put flowers on it...LOL
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Re: Ammending the soil pictures

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:22 pm

Not sure I'd spend the money, adding topsoil. Plant a cover crop, and see how it grows,before dumping any more money into it. Turning under a good cover crop, before winter, and planting winter rye, might be all you need. Maybe add more composted manure in the spring, if you can get it. Ed
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Re: Ammending the soil pictures

Postby pickerandsinger » Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:23 pm

Hi Ed,Yep We been talking about the same thing....I've got a pretty good size manure pile...And I kinda contracted with a guy to keep hauling it away for him...I've got another garden that I'm doing the same thing to, so if I can get away with out top soil it would be great....Thanks, Dave
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