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fixing up your soil

Now that spring is here, I think (crocus are up, Daffs not far behind).
What are some of the different ways soil is being amended? Also throw in
natural fertilizers.

Items I have used:


Items I plan to try:

Alfalfa pellets(my pet rabbit will love me)

Dog food---I know this one is original. I have a neighbor that buys
broken bags of dog food and mixes it into the soil. The results are
quite startling. Although she mainly grows annuals, they literally are
solid color. Extremely healthy plants. this is an every year thing she
does and it just keeps getting better. I can kind of understand how it
helps as dog food would leave soft pockets in the soil and who is to say
what the plants are drawing out.

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