Step One: Weed the garden.
Till in 2" to 4" of compost.
Step Two: Apply 'A' first.
Then apply either 'B' or 'C' as follows:A.
Apply rock phosphate at 10 pounds per 100 square feet
(20 cups).B. Apply lime on beds where crops
pH 6.5 or greater are planted at 10 pounds per 100
square feet (20 cups.), orC. Apply
gypsum on beds where crops pH 4.0 - 6.4 are planted
at 10 pounds per 100 square feet (18 cups).
Step Three:A. Apply glacial rock
dust at 10 pounds per 100 square feet (15 cups).B.
Apply worm castings at 1" to 2" over top
of soil (one cubic yard will cover 325 square feet
at one inch deep.)C. Apply canola meal at 8
cups per 100 square feet.D. Apply lignite at
6 cups per 100 square feet.Mix all this into the top
3" of soil with a rake.
Step Four:Mix the following and spray
on the soil:1 gallon well water3/4 cup Mac-T-Vator1
level teaspoon seaweed powder1 Tablespoon blackstrap
molasses or sugar
|For extra microbes make
a compost tea
Mix the following in a 5-gallon bucket:1 shovel of
manure or worm castings4 gallons well water2 cups
blackstrap molassesStir the mixture once or twice
a day for 4 days. Pour back and forth from one
5-gallon bucket to another to aerate. Mix one
cup of this mixture with 1 gallon of water and spray
on 500 square feet of soil. Cover garden with
black plastic until planting time.Step Five:At
time of planting:A. Sprinkle Supergrow (for
pH 6.5 or greater) or Acid Mix (for pH 4.0 - 6.4),
complete fertilizers, in seed furrow or
mix in 1/4 - 1/2 cup in transplant hole.B. Mix
the following 3-way spray:1 teaspoon seaweed powder2
Tablespoons fish powder3/4 cup Mac-T-Vator1 gallon
waterSpray every two weeks until plants are 7 weeks.
|Yelm Soil Building Products
Here is a list of soil ammendment products that we
carry in our Soil Depot. Call or email for
prices, details or shipping
Hard Rock Phosphate, 50 lb. bag,
Glacial Rock Dust, 50 lb. bag,
Lignite/Leonardite, 50 lb. bag,
Sweet Agricultural Lime, 50 lb. bag,
Oyster Shell, 50 lb. bag,
Calpril, 50 lb. bag,
Gysum Flour, 40 lb. bag,
Gypril, 50 lb. bag,
Alfalfa Meal, 50 lb. bag,
Canola Meal, 50 lb. bag,
Kelp Meal, 55 lb. bag,
Fish Meal, 50 lb. bag,
Elemental Sulfur, 50 lb. bag,
Ferrous Sulfate, 50 lb. bag,
Biogrow, 50 lb. bag,
Diatomaceous Earth, 50 lb. bag,
Diatomaceous Earth, 4 lb. bag,
Diatomaceous Earth, 1 lb. can,
Vermiculite-coarse, 6 cf bag,
Vermiculite-medium, 6 cf bag,
Vermiculite-fine, 4 cf bag,
Coir Bale (peat alternative), 3.8 cf bag,
Volume purchase discounts available, starting at
3 or more bags.
Grow Your Soil -- specialty mixes: $1.50 per
Supergrow Mix - complete fertilizer for plants with
6.5 pH or greater
Acid Mix - complete fertilizer for plants with 4.5
to 6.5 pH >
Rose Mix, Blueberry Mix, Potato Mix, Fruit Tree Mix