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Re: Re: soil test results

Hi Donna and Pam,
You're right, it does make you stop and think about the wonder of it all.
The process isn't real fast, I've been at it here for about 13 years, the
last 7 or 8 with a vengence.
Mostly the process gets to be second nature, mulch, till, don't walk on it,
add the trace nutrients, don't use a lot of chemicals, keep putting compost
into your dirt, and pretty soon (a couple of years) you'll have soil you can
dig without a back hoe.
Rich in Z-5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 10:40 AM
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] soil test results

> How long did it take you Rich? I keep hoping my soil will get better, and
I guess it is, but still too hard every spring.
> Donna
> > ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> > From: "Richard T. Apking" <richa@midlands.net>
> > Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Date:  Sun, 14 Sep 2003 21:15:14 -0700
> >
> > >Hi Pam,
> > >I try to have the tests done each year, but it seems to happen no more
> > >than every other year, if that.  I started with gumbo, similar to what
> > >have, very fertile, but unworkable.  Now I have real soil, not just
> > >The tests prove it!!!  Congrats on being able to forgo the money and
> > >nest season.  Rich in Z-5
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