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How to prepare soil for the new gardening year

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How to prepare soil for the new gardening year

Post  garymccaslin on 6/4/2014, 12:06 pm

I have Mel's mix in my garden from last year.  Do I put another layer of the mixture in or just compost or what?
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Post  walshevak on 6/4/2014, 12:29 pm

Add more 5 blend or homemade compost, stir it into your existing MM, and plant.

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 6/4/2014, 5:40 pm

Hi Gary.  Welcome!
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Post  sanderson on 6/5/2014, 1:44 am

Hi, Gary, welcome to the Forum!  glad you\'re here  Are you using the Square Foot Gardening method? Do you have a copy of the book All New Square Foot Gardening? When replanting, always add new 5-way or home made compost to the square, bringing it back up to the original level (usually 6").
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