I’m sure you are just about ready to rush off to the garden centre to purchase the seeds, seedlings, and plants for your food garden.
But before you do that, it’s essential that you take the necessary steps to ensure a well-prepared fertile soil in your planting beds.
The amount of soil preparation you need to do will depend on the conditions in your garden. But as you’ll learn, rather err on the side of doing too much than doing too little.
Upon completion of Module 5 you will be able to:
- Prepare the beds for first-time planting
- Analyze the soil in your garden
- Calculate the soil amendments you need
- Restore a bed for follow-up planting
Take Action !
Before you start with this module do the Soil Preparation Skills Self-Assessment
With the planning and organizing done it is time to prepare the beds for planting.
Don’t let the fact that there are only three activities lure you into thinking that this is an easy cycle. You’ll only complete this cycle successfully with sweat and a few tears. . Only registered students can access all the units. TAP to UNLOCK the Beginner Class Units.