This was my first year of gardening in years. Past attempts didn't go so well because my soil is very rocky and full of clay. This year, I made two 8'x4' boxes and got special soil. That made a huge difference!
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I'd rather not build boxes for everything and get special soil because it was pretty expensive. I've been composting for 7 months now. I've been turning it every few weeks and it's looking pretty good. The pile is about 5'x6' and about 3' high. I was thinking I could mix that with my soil and get a smaller proportion of the special soil.
Should I till the expanded area in the fall and then again in spring? Should I add something to that area this fall?
Looking forward to hearing your tips and tricks to ensure another successful gardening year next year.