Monday, March 7, 2011

Types of Soil and Compost - podcast

Can you tell I'm dying for Spring?
I can't get off this garden topic....

My soil is rocks mixed with rocks, and a little dirt thrown in. Superb for when the earthquake hits, but kind of a bummer to garden in. Lucky for me, the house came with raised beds amended with compost and soil. Now that we've been here for 5 years, the soil is VERY depleted, even though I half-ass amend it every year. This year I need to do a major overhaul, and I found this great podcast about the differences in soil type and how to make compost. (it's a little dry for the first 6ish minutes)

What kind of dirt do you have in your yard?


  1. I am in Florida, so I have sand. Great for drainage but terrible for holding nutrients.

  2. Stopping by via the Monday Hop to say hello and to follow. Have a great day!

  3. Hello,
    I am your newest follower...Please stop by and say hi and follow me too! :)
    Thanks and have a great day!

  4. I'm not much of a gardener but we might try to grow tomatoes this year.

    I'm a new follower from the Making Friends Monday blog hop. If you get a chance please stop by my blog. I'm hosting this week. Thanks! Dena

  5. Hi, I am visiting from the Tuesday hop, our problem in the yard is too many raised beds to take care of and nurture! So much to do and so little time!

  6. Hi, new follower from MFM. Can't wait to read more of your posts.


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