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WHETHER you’re an old pro
or a total novice, incorpo-rating
principles can increase yields and
improve soil quality in addition to ben-efiting
the larger community and local
Converting a conventional
garden to an organic
Apply biochar to absorb toxins if
that’s a concern.
Add good soil if minerals and nutrients
are already depleted.
Add organic matter.
Switch from synthetic to organic inputs
On 1 acre of land, a 1 percent
increase in organic matter can
help retain 25,000 gallons of water
A 1 percent increase in organic matter
can reduce the need for fertilizer by 40
All veggies grow in the top 8-10
inches of soil.
Scientists estimate there are more
microorganisms in a tablespoon of soil
than there are people on the planet!
WBM february 2021