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  • Green CorpsLasagna Gardening Shawn BeltGreen Corps Farm Manager
  • 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.
  • Green CorpsA good lasagna bed will have these layers Topsoil Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  • Green Corps1. Mark Out Area 3.5 Feet
  • Green Corps2. Lay Cardboard (if needed)
  • Green Corps3. Lay Straw- 12 inches Straw
  • Green Corps4. Lay Organic Material- 6 inches Fresh Organic Material Straw
  • Green Corps5. Lay Leaf Hummus-8 inches Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  • 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.
  • Green Corps7. Lay Straw- 6 inches Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  • Green Corps8. Lay Organic Material- 6 inches Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  • Green Corps9. Lay Leaf Hummus-6 inches Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  • Green Corps10. Lay Topsoil- 6-8 inches Topsoil Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  • Green Corps11. Add worms Topsoil Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw Leaf Hummus Fresh Organic Material Straw
  • Green Corps12. Grow Amazing Plants