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5 Ways To Improve Your Soil When Growing Vegetables


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection, soil, vegetables )

Cher
- 812 days ago - greenerideal.com
Fortunately soil is a living, breathing medium with a constantly changing population of nutrients, moisture, minerals and micro-organisms and so by fully harnessing these elements it is possible to quickly and easily improve the condition of your soil.



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Sandra M Z. (114)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 10:22 am
Composting all your kitchen veggie scraps & coffee grounds yields new compost every year to add to your soil. This is rich black dirt that can add valuable nutrients to your garden beds. It's easy, I just keep a container on the counter, and dump it in the bin a few times a week. It adds up quickly, and keeps organic matter out of landfills where it gives off methane gas.

Noted, Thank you Cher.
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:33 pm
Try looking on the BBC Gardeners' World website for advice on making compost and leafmould.
 

Eternal Gardener (743)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 5:15 pm
Love your soil and it will love you back!
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 6:16 pm
Thank you Cher!
 

Elle B. (82)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 9:35 pm
TY Cher.

"Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself." ―Henry David Thoreau

A Who's Who of pesticides is therefore of concern to us all. If we are going to live so intimately with these chemicals eating and drinking them, taking them into the very marrow of our bones - we had better know something about their nature and their power. ― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
 

Aino Viita (0)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 2:58 am
Good tips
 

John S. (304)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 4:37 am
Thanks.
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 4:49 am
noted, thank you Cher
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:31 am
Good tips -thanks
 

John B. (215)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:50 am
Thanks Cher for posting another great article from Greener Ideal. Good read and great tips that all gardeners should follow. Read, noted and Spam flagged.
 

Florence Eaise (132)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 1:02 pm
Thanks for the tips Cher
 

Karen Martinez (18)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 4:08 pm
Digging up the dirt and composting before planting is the only way I managed to get anything to grow. If it worked in the South after King Cotton depleted the soil, then it's got to work on my little plot!
 

Ann B. (140)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 8:35 pm
noted - thanks Cher
 

Heather Rasm (5)
Sunday July 15, 2012, 3:49 pm
Thanks for the post!
 
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