The shape is a rectangular lawn 8 meters long by 4 meters wide
Calculations show that you will need 320 bags.
Can potting soil be used to start vegetable and herb seeds?
I would not reuse potting soil for starting seeds. Fresh potting soil will work better and eliminate any chance of bacteria or other contamination that may be present in your old potting soil. I put my used potting soil into compost, or sometimes dig it into my garden beds if I"m sure it's clear of problems. Here's an article about how to sanitize your potting soil:
I live in Miami, Florida and I'm looking to start a raised garden in my backyard that gets sunlight at least 10 hours a day.
The best soil has a mixture of organic materials and compost. However, different crops have different pH requirements, so be prepared to do some soil testing. This article will give you details:
As to fruits, it depends on what kinds of fruits you're planning. Look up on our site any particular plants you need info on, or send us another email when you know for sure.
I recently bought a house and my backyard is full of weeds. I will probably have to nuke it and replant. Can I send you a soil sample for analysis? If not, could you advise me where I can call/e-mail/come for soil testing?
We don't do soil samples but your nearest extension service does. Here is their contact information:
is soil (from vergin woodland),safe and healthy to sprinkle on food, in small quantities.
No, I would not recommend sprinkling soil on food in any amount.
Beds are 12 " high, 2ft x 8ft, lots of sunshine, but our soil is terrible. Will purchasing soil.
Here's an article with the info you need:
I want to test soil because: I want to plant blueberry bushes My holly leaves are turning yellow
No, we don't sell products or services. We do, however, provide free gardening information. You are wise to test your soil, blueberries need very acidic soil and it is difficult to maintain acidity by adding amendments.
You can get a soil test done at your nearest extension office. Here is how to find them: