Using Natural Fertilizers: Soil Nutrients, Green Manure and Making Compost

Livestock manure, nutrient-rich cover crops, homemade compost and ground limestone can all help improve the quality of your soil and your crop yields.



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This homemade seed inoculator ensures that legumes are properly coated with beneficial bacterial just before planting.
ILLUSTRATION: RICHARD LANGER
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A light, wire mesh compost container permits good air flow and easy movement. When it is time to turn the pile simply remove the two sides, set them up in a new location and transfer your compost to the new space.
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