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Re: Soil ammending

  • Subject: Re: Soil ammending
  • From: "Kate Ardissono" <ardissono@home.com>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 09:07:52 -0500

Hi Peggy,
Sorry about the blank post... goes with my sometimes blank head.  We have tons of oaks.  I've taken to adding crushed up oak leave compost mixed with a little peat, and some fertilizer. My hubby always says Keep It Simple.  
----- Original Message -----
From: P. Bracey
Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2001 7:38 AM
Subject: Soil ammending

Good morning!  Today I'm in phase two of my Hosta garden relocation project.  After too many years of fighting the Maple roots I've thrown up the white flag!  I'd been considering this move for a year or two, but after lifting Fire and Ice to take a look at the roots (it has hardly grown in 3 seasons) and finding only 3 roots of it's own with a mass of maple roots surrounding them I decided enough was enough!   Yesterday was spent removing *gasp* sod, and today I'll till, amend and hopefully start transplanting.  I live in Illinois and we have loam, what recommendations would you make as far as soil amending?
Happy Gardening :)

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