Breaking Ground

Posted by on Apr 28, 2018 in Array

Breaking Ground

The orchard, an area of my garden which had been used to stock bagged aloes is now undergoing a change.

Many years ago I had a visualization of such a space and now it is materializing.

The gravel mulch and plastic sheeting peeling away to reveal hungry soil and many shallow roots from the fruit trees.

I am proceeding with sheet mulching: sawdust , leaves and compost, to which I will introduce vermicompost and look forward to healthier mychorhizal soil.

The trees will receive attention and the spaces between will be cultivated with succulents , herbs and veg.

A time of development and productivity up ahead.

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