No-till gardening feeds the soil
Published 04/04/2009, The Jamestown Sun
At bottom, gardening is all about dirt — its care and feeding, its microbes and fungi, bacteria and earthworms. Science has gradually recognized that the soil’s vibrant but delicate food web must be treated carefully to produce the best yields. Turning the soil before planting is generally conceded to be more disruptive than building it up year after year with rich natural substances.Word count: 643
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