compacted soil


I tried to turn the soil in the area I marked out for my new garden, but its very dense and compacted. I couldn’t get the shovel in, much let turn the entire area I was thinking of. So — change of plan: I will wait for spring and then construct raised beds and bring in new soil. That will give me the entire winter to plan.

I have a great new (old actually) book I am reading: Bob Thompson’s , The New Victory Garden. The photos of his garden and its rich soil are amazing! To me a garden book should be about photos of dirt…

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