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4457Re: [fukuoka_farming] Re: to dig or not to dig

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  • Sergio Montinola
    Aug 12 3:13 PM
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      Dear Gloria,

      Try to read, "No dig, no weed Gardening" by Raymond P.
      Poincelot.

      Regards,
      Sergio J. Montinola
      Philippines




      --- "Gloria C. Baikauskas" <gcb49@...> wrote:

      >
      > I would suggest you read Faulkner's "Plowman's
      > Folly" online at
      > http://www.soilandhealth.org He answers some of
      > this there. He
      > speaks of a tree growing on solid rock, for
      > instance.
      >
      > Gloria
      > --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "Calin A.
      > Radulescu"
      > <crandrei@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > how about in a place where there is no topsoil at
      > all
      > > ? the spot i intend to garden is in the Florida
      > > Panhandle , the soil is read loam covered with a
      > few
      > > inches of sand . there are pretty big longleaf
      > pines
      > > growing naturally some smaller oak and saw
      > palmetto,
      > > not too many weeds. this may be common to other
      > sub-
      > > tropical areas where lots of heat and humidity
      > make
      > > organic matter descompose fast but it doesn't stay
      > > in place as hummus. the acidity of the soil
      > doesn't
      > > help much either. what would be the better way to
      > > go about this ?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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