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Q.I am in process of removing around 80-year-old plants from my historic home. Do you recommend augmenting the soil prior to planti

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ng the new plants? If the answer is YES to the above question, how do I do that?

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Answered on July 13, 2020

Yes, it would be nice to enrich the soil before planting again. You can add amendments such as compost and manure. To really bring the soil to peak condition, get a soil test to see what nutrients, if any, are lacking. Your local cooperative extension group can help with that.




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