Shaun Bowler
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Shaun Bowler replied to Shaun Bowler's discussion Tired soil - what to do? in the group Food Growing Questions and Answers
"Thanks for your advice"
Apr 1, 2010
Caroline Wilkinson replied to Shaun Bowler's discussion Tired soil - what to do? in the group Food Growing Questions and Answers
"We have begun using Bio-dynamic preparations and have noticed a huge improvement in the garden yield. We have heavy clay soil and it has made a big difference to our fruit trees as well. It's the only thing we have done differently that could…"
Mar 28, 2010
David Earle replied to Shaun Bowler's discussion Tired soil - what to do? in the group Food Growing Questions and Answers
"You are doing right to put in a green manure crop - even just letting it go to weed for a while will give the soil some time rebalance naturally. But some legumes will give it that extra nitrogen fix. Compost is great for conditioning the soil but…"
Mar 28, 2010
Richard Watson replied to Shaun Bowler's discussion Tired soil - what to do? in the group Food Growing Questions and Answers
"i use lupins and oats myself as a green crop"
Mar 28, 2010
Shaun Bowler added a discussion to the group Food Growing Questions and Answers
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Tired soil - what to do?

My yields have dropped, even though I've been applying my own compost. It is Devonport volcanic loam. I'm thinking just resting from now until next spring, maybe a green manure crop. Any suggestions for a green manure crop from mid April, or other suggestions to put the zing back in  to the soil?See More
Mar 28, 2010
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Food Growing Questions and Answers

Ask and Answer food growing questions here.See More
Mar 28, 2010
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Feb 14, 2010
Shaun Bowler is now a member of Ooooby
Feb 14, 2010

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Suburb
Devonport
Post / Zip Code
0624
I can offer
to be a gardening buddy, Food from my garden
Food Growing Skill Level
Confident
Experience and Qualifications
Lots of years in the garden
I am interested in...
Bartering Local Food, Helping Others
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
Expanding. Mainly veges, in season. Currently fennel bulbs, cos lettuce, chillies, zucchini, rocket, beans, squash, basil, silverbeet and one lonely parsnip. Also macadamias, feijoas and lemons.

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At 8:41pm on February 14, 2010, James Samuel said…
I dont see you as a wallflower somehow :-)
At 8:34pm on February 14, 2010, James Samuel said…
Hi Shaun - it's hard to tell from the picture of you :-) But are you the Shaun Bowler I met at Art of Hosting and with connections to TNS?
 
 
 

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