Tag Archives: subsoil

Thank goodness for some depth

In case you’ve somehow missed the following information: my soil is very thin. So, making a hole big enough for my last apple tree felt like too much of a challenge and didn’t happen. Actually, it didn’t happen for the … Continue reading

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A reason to love the rain

I hadn’t expected to do any digging this afternoon but after the Knit and Natter Christmas lunch, it seemed a good time to get the spade out. The upshot is that I’ve now dug down to about 30 cm in … Continue reading

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Down to the subsoil

After procrastinating – well, waiting for the rain to stop – I finally got down to making a hole for the pond. As you can see, it’s not terribly deep. In fact, it is less than a spade in depth. … Continue reading

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Where’s a pneumatic drill when you need one?

After discovering what appears to be rock under my topsoil, I did an internet search and found out some interesting stuff about subsoil and bedrock. Continue reading

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