Vail high altitude gardening: Adjust your garden’s soil pH

27th April, 2015 by

By caramie schnell

Many gardening fanatics are already starting summer vegetable gardens in Eagle, Gypsum and Carbondale. The lower elevation in these places add an additional month or two to the growing season compared to places above 7,000 feet.But it’s never too early to start cultivating healthy garden soil for spring planting. That can be done in the fall or in early spring, as soon as the soil can be worked and frozen ground has melted. To speed up the melting, you can spread dark compost over the snow. This will absorb more heat. Or cover the garden area with clear plastic visqueen …

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