Soil Matrix Garden – July 17, 2016
Probably one of the most rewarding activities on the planet – Gardening. Throughout the summer of 2016, AirTerra will be featuring the SoilMatrix Garden. Every two weeks a new photo of the garden will be posted to chart its progress. The soil for this garden was prepared with a 10% blend of SoilMatrix biochar (by volume) with 90% good garden soil from Eagle Lake. Blending was accomplished using a ground tarp that was pulled from side to side until the two ingredients were blended evenly (easer to accomplish with two people pulling the tarp). Items in the foreground were planted from seedlings grown in a small greenhouse. Items in the rows further away were planted from seed. For example, Karin is standing beside the peas planted from seedlings, which are now standing 6 feet tall. The peas planted as seeds are to the left in the second row of plants and they are catching up quickly!