Posts Tagged: soil

Soil Sampling and Testing

Soil Sampling and Testing

Peter Bunn visited our class to speak to us about the importance of testing the soil before planting. Knowing the soil condition helps the farmer amend the soil with proper methods to ensure crops get the nutrients they need to thrive. 

How We Make Our Own Potting Mix

How We Make Our Own Potting Mix

This is our recipe we used for our potting soil. Two buckets of coconut coir. Apply water on the dry blocks of coconut coir in a large container like a wheelbarrow. ¬†Use the soaked coconut coir to measure 2 buckets. Two buckets of compost. Half a bucket of Perlite. Half a bucket of Sunshine Mix… Read more