Today I’m going to talk about the nitrogen deficiency I dealt with with the tomatoes I grow on the rooftop of the house in the city. I grow them in “pots” that I made out of sacks. We’ll look at the conditions under which nitrogen trophenia developed and what the cause and treatment ultimately was. […]
The olive tree is a truly blessed tree. Every part of this tree can really be used and recycled for our benefit in the garden and at our table. It gives us food (olives), fertilizer, soil conditioner (olive wood chips) and firewood from its pruned branches. But it will not be given away to you.
Autumn (September, October, November) are the months when we plant lettuce and onions in the garden. You can find lettuce seedlings at nurseries and farm supply stores in your neighborhood. Lettuce To plant lettuce, dig a small hole by hand. Place the lettuce seedling inside and dig it in. Press the soil so that it
Two years ago I started an experiment in my garden. I wanted to see how adding organic matter in depth would improve the soil. How adding prunings, wood chips, compost, manure would improve the soil. Today I’m going to show you the results. Maybe you can apply this technique and benefit from it. Two years
Do you remember the article about building a raised bed with roof tiles with the title “Raised bed made of Roman roof tiles. An alternative and cheap way to build raised beds for your garden” that I wrote in August and the use of wood chips? The finished raised bed with roof tiles and wood
The use of wood chips (shredded wood) in the garden is an old organic technique for enriching the soil with nutrients. Wood chips are the product of the shredding of pruned tree branches using a compost shredder. Wood chips are small pieces of wood. In this article I’ll discuss the use of wood chips in
Compost shredders are tools (electric or gasoline powered) with which you can shred organic garden waste and use it in compost, to produce spreading fertilizer or as wood chips for fertile soil. In practice, you can use a compost shredder to cut the pruned branches into very small pieces or to cut into small pieces
Amazing Garden Soil Transformation Using Wood Chips At the beginning we see how bad the soil was before the application of the wood chips. The soil was hard and lacked organic matter. So hard that even weeds had a hard time growing. After 8 years of applying wood chips, the soil has been transformed. It