Healthy Soil is the Key to a Successful Garden.
4/3/2010 | Sheryl McGlochlin

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Healthy Soil is the Key to a Successful Garden. How do you know if your soil is healthy? Here are some guidelines: Healthy Soil:

    • High Organic Matter
    • Good nutrient Levels
    • Good drainage
    • Workable
    • Holds some moisture

The best way to improve soil is to add organic matter.

Types of Organic Matter you can use:

    Soil Pep
    Aged Manure
    Compost from different places
    Grass clippings
    Leaves

For more information on soil preparation and composting click on the following links:

<a href="http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/factsheet/HG_Compost_02.pdf">http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/factsheet/HG_Compost_02.pdf</a>



<a href="http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/factsheet/HG-Compost-01.pdf">http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/factsheet/HG-Compost-01.pdf</a>



<a href="http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/factsheet/pub__8066784.pdf">http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/factsheet/pub__8066784.pdf</a>


<a href="http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/publication/AG_Soils_2003-05.pdf">http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/publication/AG_Soils_2003-05.pdf</a>
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