Thursday, May 17, 2012

The VERY Best Way to Mix Dirt

If you have been following the blog, you know that we put in a square foot garden this year. Well, with the indoor greenhouse, our plants have exploded! Seriously, we have oodles and oodles of plants. We gave some away, but decided that maybe we aught to put in another 4x10 raised bed. 

When we put in the raised beds, we use our nice black dirt, add some vermiculite, and some peat moss. Typically, we add some compost too, but we haven't had a chance to get to the compost site yet..
Most of the time, it is a lot of shoveling, hoeing, and mixing all of our ingredients to make the perfect home for our plants. In the absences of the compost.... We decided to start mixing the ingredients today, and honestly, this is truly the very best way to mix dirt......

Just add water and mix with your feet!

Hop, and jump, and dance in the mud!

Of course, crawling and rolling works out quite nicely too!

Did you know that a huge clump of peat moss kind of looks like dinosaur poop?

All in a days work :). 
And absolutely nothing a good hose down can't fix!

Have you found a better way to mix your dirt? We'd love to hear about it!

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