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soil improvement


By Kzzzzh

United Kingdom Gb

i have just filled my new flower beds with topsoil and sprinkled with blood fish and bone, what else do i need to do to the soil to make it just right, thanks in advance



I usually plant anything new by back-filling the hole with a mixture of home-made compost, some multi-purpose and a handfull of chicken manure pellets.
I also mulch with compost every year. This adds nutrients to the soil throughout the year.

I think you've done a great job!

27 Apr, 2009


thanks for that i will do that it sounds love your gardens it obviously works!

28 Apr, 2009


Thanks... :-)

Do you know what you are going to plant, yet?

28 Apr, 2009


well i quite like hostas and heuchera, i also like clump forming plants but i have to be honest i dont have a plan, if i like it i buy it, not the best way really but then again if it doesn't work i can take out and have fun getting more plants.

28 Apr, 2009

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