Lisa's Landscape & Design

Saving the Planet One Yard at a Time

Working the soil…It’s that time again!

Soil is equally important as the plant selection.

Lisa's Landscape & Design

Vegetable beds prepared with my favorite soil mixture. Vegetable /Herb beds prepared with my favorite soil mixture.

It is that time again, time to get outside to begin preparing the soil for the new year. I mentioned previously that I am not big on amending but lets face it there is only so much a plant can do without nutrients , so we’ve got to give it a little help.

Being a Master Gardener I would say it would be improper for me not to suggest that you begin with a soil test. I have a hard time saying that because it would then imply that you would be amending your soil according to their findings and that contradicts what I just said… That being said, you really should get one. If you never have it is as simple as can be, you dig a little hole about 4-6” deep and put the soil you find at the…

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