USU Horticulturist and Ogden Botanical Garden director, Jerry Goodspeed has tips on soil preparation.
Healthy Soil is the Key to a Successful Garden. How do you know if your soil is healthy? Here are some guidelines:
• High Organic Matter
• Good nutrient Levels
• Good drainage
• Holds some moisture
The best way to improve soil is to add organic matter.
Types of Organic Matter you can use:
Compost from different places
For more information on soil preparation and composting click on the following links:
Jerry L. Goodspeed
Utah State University Extension
Director – Ogden Botanical Gardens