logging in or signing up 5 Steps To Prepare The Land and Soil for organic gardening tobi1kanoby Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 239 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: November 15, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript 5 Steps To Prepare The Land and Soil For Organic Gardening : 5 Steps To Prepare The Land and Soil For Organic Gardening WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM Preparing The Land and Soil For Organic Gardening : Preparing The Land and Soil For Organic Gardening In order to let our plants root well and deep and allow proper water drainage, we’re going to have to break the soil and till the land Lets Dig In…….. WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM Preparing The Land and Soil For Organic Gardening : Preparing The Land and Soil For Organic Gardening Dig in, turn the land over and till the land Test your soils quality and PH level Add organic matter to the soil Add mulch to your garden Start composting WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM Digging and Tilling the Land : Digging and Tilling the Land Work the soil to about 8-10 inches deep, using a spade or a plow Remember- the deeper you go the easier your plats will root. Digging deep also allows better water drainage Consider using sprinklers prior to digging if land is too dry and hard WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM Digging and Tilling the Land : Digging and Tilling the Land Consider Double digging for better results Finally, use a cultivating fork to aerate the soil by digging holes in the land and breaking big chunks of soil WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM Test Soils’ Quality : Test Soils’ Quality Consider sampling the soil and testing its PH level Most vegetables like a slightly acidic soil, with PH ranging from 6 to 7 If the soil’s PH level’s to low – add some Lime If the soil’s PH too high – add some Sulfur Add Organic Matter : Add Organic Matter Organic matter helps improves your soil . Organic Matter helps retain and absorb water, Organic Matter improves the soil’s texture and fertility. It’s basically where your plants and vegetables get their nutrients. WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM Mulching Your Garden : Mulching Your Garden Mulch helps you maintaining desired temperatures. Mulch absorbs water and prevents evaporation Mulching is a good strategy for controlling weed WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM Start Composting : Start Composting Composting is easy and cheap It provides great nutrients to the soil You can make it from your kitchen waste WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM Slide 10: WANT TO KNOW MORE? GRAB YOUR FREE ORGANIC GARENING BEGINNERS GUIDE WWW.BEGIN-ORGANIC-GARDENING.COM You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.