[Market-farming] Hard soil inside the High tunnels

Sandra Beerman sbeerman at tymewyse.com
Tue Nov 23 12:50:18 EST 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom at Limerock" <limerock at thirdplanet.net>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 2004 4:32 AM
Subject: [Market-farming] Hard soil inside the High tunnels


> Sandie (or others)
>
> Just what is 'SHARP' sand?
>
> Tom
>
> Hi Tom, I think it is also called contractors sand. From what I've been 
> told it has a diffrent shape then like beach sand. So it dosen't pack 
> (like clay) and holds it's shape to allow better watre and air flow in the 
> soil. I use to get one truck load a year when I had clay garden soil, At 
> $80.00 a load I only mixed it with the soil in the transplant wholes.
I'm no expert but from my experiance it made a big differance. Sandie OR.
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