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my concrete garden
say hello to my little friend
ladytairngire wrote in kitchen_gardens
Most of my gardens are adjacent to concrete retaining walls (see pic).

This is only my second year of in-ground gardening. All my experience is in container-gardening with store-bought soil, so I never thought much about soil chemistry.

I haven't had the soil tested yet, but I'm concerned that their less-than-stellar performance may be due high ph levels. I'm thinking I should apply fertilizer that is designed for acid-loving plants in order to balance out the soil chemistry - but I also have a heap of compost available. (Also a new thing for me).

So I'm wondering if there is anything I should know about composting that might impact the need or desirability of fertilizer (especially a fertilizer to increase acidity?)


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