How to permanently improve your sandy soil

One of the problems a lot of people have is how to improve the fertility of sandy soil. One solution is to add more organic matter (compost, manure, wood chips), but unfortunately if you live in a hot and humid climate the stuff you put in the soil is going to decompose quickly, since microbial activity is so fast. That creates a serious problem, because your poor sandy soil is not holding … [Read more...]

How to turn poor, sandy soil into lush pasture for horses

Many people have the same problem - they have very poor, sandy soil and they are wondering can they create a good horse pasture. The good news is that it can be done. First we need to figure out... Why sandy soils sucks? Sandy soils are usually very infertile - they simply do not have enough nutrients. Not only that, they do not have the capacity to hold a lot of nutrients, so simply spreading … [Read more...]

How to grow high Brix Wheatgrass for juicing?

I've read few few forum posts about people having problems with growing high quality wheat grass for juicing. What is "high quality wheatgrass"? It's wheatgrass that produce high Brix juice. Brix is the amount of dissolved solids in certain liquid. Those solids that can be found in plants are: sugars amino acids minerals vitamins phytonutrients (plant goodies) You can measure Brix of … [Read more...]