Feed the Soil
Gardening By Osmosis
Last updated 11/9/2023 at 10:15am
Soil, like children, needs to be fed. It matters what you give them for their health.
The soil needs nutrients.
Organic material improves the quality and productivity of the soil.
Soil doesn’t like compounds that include pesticides and herbicides or animal fats. They make the soil sick.
If your plants seemed to lack vigor this summer, most likely is was due to your soil being infertile.
Your soil is resting in the winter.
However, you may apply organic (animal) manure in winter unless runoff from your garden could find its way to streams, lakes or drainage ditches.
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