Lasagna Gardening - Green Corps

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Lasagna Gardening - Green Corps

  1. 1. Green CorpsLasagna Gardening Shawn BeltGreen Corps Farm Manager
  2. 2. Green CorpsLasagna Gardening is the production ofgrowing beds using a layering techniquethat includes straw, fresh organic material,a soil amendment of your choice (leafhummus), and topsoil. Finished lasagnabeds are nutrient-rich environments forannual and perennial plantings. Think oflasagna gardening as composting in beds.
  3. 3. Green CorpsA good lasagna bed will have these layers Topsoil Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  4. 4. Green Corps1. Mark Out Area 3.5 Feet
  5. 5. Green Corps2. Lay Cardboard (if needed)
  6. 6. Green Corps3. Lay Straw- 12 inches Straw
  7. 7. Green Corps4. Lay Organic Material- 6 inches Fresh Organic Material Straw
  8. 8. Green Corps5. Lay Leaf Hummus-8 inches Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  9. 9. Green Corps6. Add Natural Fertilizer in prescribed amountsRe-Vita Compost PlusA 100% natural, composted fertilizer of poultry manure, kelp, andhumate, Re-Vita Compost Plus is one of the most completefertilizers available. Contains a balanced source of nitrogen,phosphorus, and potash in a slow release form which feeds theplant throughout the season. The addition of kelp and humateprovides a complex of trace minerals and bio-stimulants easilyassimilated by plants. These substances enhance germination, rootgrowth and overall health of the plant. Re-Vita improvesstructure, water holding capacity and aeration of the soil. It alsorevitalizes the biological activity in the soil. Re-Vita is in a uniform,granular form which is easy to use. Excellent for gardens, flowers,shrubs, trees, and field crops. For gardens apply 5 lbs. per 100 rowft. or 2 lbs. per 100 sq. ft.
  10. 10. Green Corps7. Lay Straw- 6 inches Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  11. 11. Green Corps8. Lay Organic Material- 6 inches Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  12. 12. Green Corps9. Lay Leaf Hummus-6 inches Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  13. 13. Green Corps10. Lay Topsoil- 6-8 inches Topsoil Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  14. 14. Green Corps11. Add worms Topsoil Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  15. 15. Green Corps12. Grow Amazing Plants

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