Comments for: A nutrient management primer for gardeners, part two

Posted Nov. 18, 2011, at 2:34 p.m.

The organic gardener’s goal is to provide plants with sustainable levels of essential elements needed for healthy growth. We accomplish this goal by adding organic matter to the soil, digging in composted manure and mulching with shredded leaves or compost. Microbial decomposition of the organic matter releases nutrients in a …

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