There are so many critical functions and interconnections with regard to soil, it is hard to begin. I guess I will start with Artie who first bought this property in the 60’s. He seemed to know, full well, the importance of caring for the soil. In any case, he avoided causing direct harm to the soil and its biological life and he did not apply chemical fertilizers, herbicides, or pesticides. This little 8.5 acres has been, lovingly, protected as organic for over 35 years.
Working with Web Soil Survey
This is a screen shot of the soil map of the StellaLou property. Please, click on the photo to see the larger image. It details the different types of soil and their locations. This map has four types of soil identified and summarized on the left of the screen. Continue reading