Soil preparation - the start of a great garden
April 5, 2018
Courtesy of Linda Heath
So, you've finished your garden design and you know what plants you're going to use and the location for each of them. You even have your plants on order or at least started in pots. Good for you! But, you're still not quite ready for the garden. What do you think you're going to plant those lovely little violets and alyssum and squash and beans in? The ground, duh! Okay. A smart-aleck answer to a smart-aleck question. But it's a question that really does require an answer. Yes, we'll plant in the ground, but what is in the ground? I mean what kind of nutrients are in the soil and will your...