Soil is everything. If you learn nothing else about gardening or if you could tell gardeners of the future one thing to hold true to, its that. Soil is everything. The more you do to enhance your soil with organic compost and various amendments the better the your yield will be. There is another very important thing to do when you start a new garden in pre existing soil. You really need to test your soil and pay attention to the results. You need to know what your soil needs to grow better.
This article is one example of what can be learned from having the garden soil tested. I am sure you will be surprised when you find out how much better your soil can be. Even great soil will yield some telling results and ways to improve your garden.
Originally posted on SHTF Preparedness