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Amending Desert Garden Soil

Learn the basics of soil constituents, testing, and the benefits of the soil food web!


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Feb 09, 2019
01:30 PM - 04:00 PM


Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120


Amending desert garden soil is a continuous effort. The class will cover the basics of soil constituents, soil testing and the benefits of the soil food web. The value of humus in finished compost will be prominent in the discussion. Options for improving soil fertility and resiliency in the face of warm temperatures and low precipitation will be presented. Useful take-home information will allow participants to plan for and implement soil amending practices right away. Prior to the class a useful read, The Soul of the Soil by Grace Gershuny, posted at Reading Materials.

To register, call 505-897-8831 or send email to [email protected]. Instructor: John Zarola.




Kent Swanson