Michele Bates
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newbie needs help with clay soil gardening...

Posted on November 8, 2010 at 6:26pm 26 Comments

our clay soil is the pits! how do i plant w/out drowning or suffocating my plants? i'm new to the area and have battled the clay for my 2nd season. any tips on making season 3 more fun and productive without spending a fortune?

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At 7:40pm on November 11, 2010, Kathleen Burkhart ~ Zone 5 ~ MI gave Michele Bates a gift
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Thank you Mitchele for your compliment on my page and yes, if you enjoy gardening, Gardener's Index is fun. It so nice to connect with other gardeners!
At 8:16pm on November 8, 2010, Kathleen Burkhart ~ Zone 5 ~ MI said…
Michele,
I've struggled with the tedious job of amending clay for the past three years. Below is a link which I found most informative. I haven’t tried all of its suggestions….I hope to work on it next spring and hopefully, I will master the clay.
http://www.bachmans.com/Garden-Care/divHomePage.html?cnb=GardenCare&categoryCode=02&pageIndex=_pageIndexToken_workingWithClaySoil
At 7:57pm on November 8, 2010, Becky L Turner said…
I just moved to tennesee and it is the first time i have had clay soil but it will be interesting if you get an answer as i am interested too
 
 
 

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