Urban yards have the potential to produce well beyond their natural productivity without needing costly store products. By integrating the use of typical waste streams such as greywater, stormwater, plant trimmings, and more, you can bring desert soils to life. Learn how to assess soil types, profiles, and infiltration. By the conclusion of this class, you will have the skills necessary to effectively use typical household wastes to build soil health and promote a productive urban landscape in your own yard!
– How to assess soil types and profile characteristics
– Enhance soil moisture absorption and retention
– Promote building a soil food web
– Create a plan for your landscape to use ‘wastes’ that create soil health