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A tech entrepreneur and plant explorer with a lifelong passion for gardening. Interested in perennial crops and sustainable growing practices.
10871 Stuart Cir
BS in Engineering Physics from University of Colorado
A backyard 'farmer' growing a wide variety of fruits, veggies (esp perennials), grains, herbs and natives.
Favorite Crops & Least Favorite Crops
Especially interested in perennial crops.
Things with long growing seasons that are not frost tolerant will not do well here.
A bed or two (11-40 sq. ft)
Near neutral pH, slightly alkaline.
Ulm loam, 3 to 5 percent slopes
Description of Ulm
Landform position (three-dimensional): Talf
Down-slope shape: Linear
Across-slope shape: Linear
Parent material: Residuum weathered from sandstone and shale
H1 - 0 to 7 inches: loam
H2 - 7 to 13 inches: silty clay
H3 - 13 to 30 inches: clay
H4 - 30 to 48 inches: clay loam
H5 - 48 to 52 inches: unweathered bedrock
Properties and qualities
Slope: 3 to 5 percent
Depth to restrictive feature: 40 to 60 inches to paralithic bedrock
Natural drainage class: Well drained
Runoff class: Low
Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately low to moderately high (0.06 to 0.20 in/hr)
Depth to water table: More than 80 inches
Frequency of flooding: None
Frequency of ponding: None
Calcium carbonate, maximum in profile: 15 percent
Salinity, maximum in profile: Nonsaline to very slightly saline (0.0 to 2.0 mmhos/cm)
Available water storage in profile: Moderate (about 8.2 inches)
Growing Location Descriptors
Neighbors' Crops (within 1/4 mile)
Neighbors' crops (within 1 mile)
Possible GMOs in the neighborhood...
Possible GMO Corn within 5 miles, but only small operations within 5 miles
Other relevant information
Cool nights and late/early frosts likely