So you sent off your representative soil sample(s) to Virginia Tech and have received your results. My test results for the high tunnel told me I needed to add all of the major nutrients-N, P, and K as well as lime. N is nitrogen which primarily promotes healthy leaves. P is phosphorus for good roots,[…]
Thanks to Don and Michelle Pridgen for this resource. The fertilizer calculator helps growers determine how much Lime, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, or Potassium to apply to the land based on soil tests. It features Harmony Organic Fertilizer, available from Seven Springs Farm in Check, VA (just outside of Floyd, VA).
Rick and Jen loaned me their broad fork so I could get a few garden beds ready for early spring crops. It’s time to start planting peas, spinach, kale, carrots and cabbage outside. The row cover is handy in case we get another cold snap. The large bed rake is great for both forming and[…]