Member for3 months 2 weeks
Retired. Currently growing most of our own food on several plots totaling approximately 10,000 sq ft. With few exceptions plants are started from seed and transplanted into the garden. I am also a seed saver and have rudimentary seed cleaning tools.
Favorite Crops & Least Favorite Crops
I love to eat fresh tomatoes.
Kitchen-garden's worth (41 to 100 sq. ft)
Native soil is Witzel.
H1 - 0 to 5 inches: very cobbly loam
H2 - 5 to 16 inches: very cobbly clay loam
H3 - 16 to 20 inches: unweathered bedrock
This soil was acidic (5.5 pH) which has been temporarily adjusted to approximately 6.6.
Neighbors' Crops (within 1/4 mile)
winter and summer squash of unknown varieties, and tomatoes
Possible GMOs in the neighborhood...
Corn is grown within about 2-miles from me and may be GMO