Soil Amendments for vegatables and flowers

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Appalachian landscape, Mar 8, 2005.

  1. Appalachian landscape

    Appalachian landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    What should I add to the red clay here in order to make the soil ready for a vegetable or flower garden? I was thinking composted manure, play sand, and maybe some peat.
  2. Guthrie&Co

    Guthrie&Co LawnSite Senior Member
    from nc
    Messages: 784

    try motor oil, diesel fuel, and anitfreeze to keep the animals out. yeah man it sounds good go with your idea and it should work well
  3. Lnd Svyr

    Lnd Svyr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    Do an internet search, you'll come up with a good ratio. Even try HGTV and DIY online. I know the gardener guy has listed his preferred mix on tv before. But, yes, your materials sound good--just need a good ratio.

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