Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 11:37 pm

» Butternut squash, turkey Italian sausage, cannelini bean soup
by sanderson Yesterday at 10:39 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson Yesterday at 10:37 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:16 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:10 pm

» 2018 - First Annual Seed Swap Week - January 20-28
by Ginger Blue Yesterday at 4:02 pm

» Gophers
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 12:32 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 7:43 am

» SUGA 2017
by SQWIB Yesterday at 7:09 am

» High heat tolerant tomatoes
by walshevak Yesterday at 6:03 am

» Colored Mulch
by sanderson 1/15/2018, 4:36 pm

» Mid-Atl - Jan 2018 - Brrrrrrrrrr! and Happy New Year
by AtlantaMarie 1/15/2018, 6:43 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in January 2018
by sanderson 1/15/2018, 3:53 am

» New England Jan 2018
by hammock gal 1/13/2018, 5:50 pm

» My first Attempt
by 21Actual 1/13/2018, 5:05 pm

» Air Fryer! HELP!
by sanderson 1/13/2018, 3:26 pm

» New SFG box-Humanitarian way
by sanderson 1/13/2018, 3:24 pm

» Drafts?
by trolleydriver 1/13/2018, 1:18 pm

» Hello from Northern Ontario Eh!
by BeetlesPerSqFt 1/13/2018, 1:07 pm

» N&C Midwest—January 2018!!!
by Scorpio Rising 1/13/2018, 11:04 am

» January 2018 Avatar: Surprise Us
by sanderson 1/12/2018, 4:57 pm

» Review of Terms of Service
by Ginger Blue 1/12/2018, 4:02 pm

» DIY Plant Markers
by countrynaturals 1/11/2018, 7:32 pm

» Non flowering sugar and snow peas
by sanderson 1/11/2018, 3:21 pm

» has55's R & D Journey
by has55 1/10/2018, 11:19 pm

» California's Drought
by toledobend 1/9/2018, 11:55 pm

» Is there ever enough compost?
by newbeone 1/9/2018, 9:30 pm

» Trellis mod
by brianj555 1/9/2018, 9:19 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by newbeone 1/9/2018, 8:51 pm

» New Composter - Need Help Filling Correctly
by saganco 1/8/2018, 6:00 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

How to prepare soil for the new gardening year

View previous topic View next topic Go down

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?
avatar
garymccaslin

Posts : 1
Join date : 2014-06-04
Age : 69
Location : United States

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How to prepare soil for the new gardening year

Post  walshevak on 6/4/2014, 12:29 pm

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

Kay

____________________________

A WEED IS A FLOWER GROWING IN THE WRONG PLACE
Elizabeth City, NC
Find more about Weather in Elizabeth City, NC
Click for weather forecast
avatar
walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4364
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 75
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How to prepare soil for the new gardening year

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

Hi Gary.  Welcome!
avatar
AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4392
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 54
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

View user profile http://www.defensivespecialties.com

Back to top Go down

Re: How to prepare soil for the new gardening year

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").
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15194
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How to prepare soil for the new gardening year

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum