In this podcast episode, I’m taking a little break from our current theme to fill you in on the major soil saga we had on the homestead this spring. If you have ever purchased potting soil or dirt, or if you keep a compost pile, my story has ramifications for you too.
Podcast Episode Highlights
- Background of what happened this spring with our soil…
- What I learned when I experimented with various potting soils
- What I learned when I sent tons of different soil samples to a soil testing lab
- The valuable lessons I learned about the importance of awareness for our garden soils
- What I’m going to be doing to our gardens in the future
- What I learned about our compost pile
- My biggest takeaways from this experience
- Final thoughts and encouragement for you
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Podcast Episode Resources and Links Mentioned
Link to my Youtube video on what happened this spring: What Killed My Tomato Plants (video)
My favorite seed company: True Leaf Market
Our Beef Company: https://genuinebeefco.com/
My favorite soil kit option on the market: theprairiehomestead.com/soiltest. Be sure to use code HOMESTEAD & save 15% off your entire order!
My membership group where we do deep dives into important topics for gaining self-sufficiency and independence from modern systems: Freedom Foundry
My (New) Old-School Blog: www.prairiephilosophy.com
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More Info On Soil:
- Cover Crops: Your Garden’s Best Kept Secret (podcast episode)
- How I’m (Attempting) to Improve Our Clay Soil This Year (podcast episode)
- How to Recover After a Major Garden Failure (podcast episode)
- 7 Simple Ways to Improve Garden Soil (blog article)