SFS 018 – The Answer is the Soil

Over the last 100 years many of those involved in the organic movement had a phrase, “the answer lies in the soil.” Over time, the translation of this phrase has taking a different meaning depending on who you ask. In today’s episode our resident gardener Colin will dig deeper by uncovering the answer of what lies in the soil.

[2:00] The four major elements of soil
[5:42] What ratio of these components should you have
[7:30] What is the best indicator of organic matter
[9:00] The “worm test” for identifying good soil
[10:31] To dig or not to dig?
[12:38] Defining organic matter
[17:00] How long does it take to create a biological system
[20:03] The difference between humus and organic matter

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