At this time, we are working on amendments to the soil With this being the first year to have a garden in this house, we thought it prudent to start off right and amend the soil. I don't think there has ever been a garden in this yard. One reason to add amendments is ease of weeding, which cannot be escaped. Soft fluffy if you will soil, is so much easier to work with as well as pull weeds, out of.
With that said, continuing along with our "freescaping", we have added a thin sprinkle of sand to the garden plot. I need to bring home another couple of 5 gallon pails full and that will be enough to finish it out. After the sand we have a couple of mini bales of straw to spread over the sand, along with leaves that have composted all winter. I would like to run these through the mover before sprinkling them on top.Then once everything is up and growing, I will gather some pine needles to mulch the blueberries.
As soon as the cold, wet rain stops...
My husband thankfully is. He grew up in southern Oregon on a 10 acre mini homestead where they grew most of their food. Big garden each year, a small orchard to gather fruit that was canned and jammed. Berry thickets to play in and pick from. A running creek to dam up in the warm weather to water the garden from. He has said he had the very best childhood. And I believe him. While we are missing
But right now, today the only thing growing in your garden is.........
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