Tag Archives: soil building

Now you see me, now you don’t!

My neighbours are no doubt wondering why I chose today of all days to do two hours work in the garden. It is cold and raining – usually the way when I want to turn the compost heap. Unusually, I … Continue reading

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Plantain and soil

I know already that my soil is low on nutrients and organic matter. I know already the effects this is having on my attempts to grow food. I know how frustrated I am in my attempts to grow the soil … Continue reading

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Time for biomass

It looks like inside the shed is damp. Not only did some of my produce go mouldy over the winter but the phacelia seeds I kept in there were soft rather than brittle when I took them out today. I … Continue reading

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