Intense gardening resurrects in the fall. Maybe not as extreme as spring gardening, but still it feels intense after the last lethargic dog days of summer. For gardeners intent on improving their soil, there’s much we can do.
A couple weeks ago, I gave a #GroundChat presentation on growing and gardening with clay soil. A seemingly mundane topic quickly became controversial over the suggestion to love and work with clay soil rather than focusing on amending it.
“Most attempts at changing soil are as successful as getting your chain-smoking uncle to give up cigarettes.” Owen Dell, Landscape Architect and Sustainable Landscaping pioneer