Videos of goats and chickens 羊寶和雞寶錄影
Voice of goats 山羊的叫聲
Goat feed 山羊愛吃的食物
Back Yard Bio-Charcoal 自製木炭
Home made food recipes 中西食譜
Edible Garden 可食庭園
Property Development 買山容易養山難
Art Works 手工藝品
Laminate Log House 小木屋
Books and Movies Review 讀書和電影心得
Design and Procedures:
This template will assume five plots, each 2'x2' within individual 2”x6” wood frames set into the soil about 4 ½ inches. The plots, A, B, C, D, and E, are to be laid out conveniently in a row in an area of uniform soil.
The plots will be soil tested separately and if the soil tests show large differences in soil composition then another area should be chosen for the trial. The plots will be dug up with a digging fork, raked, thoroughly weeded and evenly mixed with the rake before the soil samples for the soil tests are taken.
The soil samples, from the top 6” of soil, should be taken and packaged according to the directions of the Lab which will do the testing.
The plot area should be protected by fencing adequate to the location. Plot screens may be required prior to any suspected insect problems. Two useful options are a rain gauge and a min-max thermometer set up at the location.
This template will use Logan Labs in Ohio (loganlabs.com) for the soil tests. If the results of the soil tests reflect a uniform soil, then use the most average test to get a fertilizer prescription from the software at growabundant.com. The Logan Labs results fit right into the software form at grow abundant. Mix enough fertilizer to fertilize plots B,C,D, and E, each plot exactly the same. Be careful not to fertilize plot A.
Have on hand the three biochars to be used for this trial and enough seed for three rows in each of the five plots—in this case one lettuce variety well suited to your area, all seeds from the same package of seed. For each plot the amount of biochar is 1 lb, mixed in evenly over the 4 square feet to a depth of 4 inches.
Date 4, germination, first seedlings appear, wait 7-10 days for full germination.
Plot Frame diagram:
The five plots are set up in a row, for convenience and uniform sun exposure, but not more than a foot apart. The soil mixture (brown) is what changes plot to plot.
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