Caring for our soil

Soil ©Janet Allen
Our soil - more than just dirt!

It's easier to grow plants in our good soil because it holds moisture and provides the nutrients plants need.

AND healthy soil also results in produce that has more nutrients than it would in depleted soil. Our produce is much healthier for us than much of the produce sold, which is grown by pouring a few chemical fertilizers on the fields rather than creating nuitrient-rich soil.

Just leaves ©Janet Allen
Just leaves become rich humus

We're fortunate that we found a house located on a former farm, so historically the soil was probably pretty good, but we've further protected and enriched our soil by: