|Wherever the results are green - they are adequate /good.|
Wherever they're yellow - bad!!
The veggie hut and veggie patch - I knew they'd be good because over the past 3 - 4 years I have added at least two trailer loads of compost (that we had to purchase because, at that time we weren't making enough, quick enough) together with Talborne Organics and Starke Ayres organic fertilizers. Plus, in the last year they have also had a dose of alpaca poo - or two, or three...
I thought I had been feeding the lemon trees adequately - but the results certainly indicated that it wasn't anywhere near enough...
And, as for the oat field - RMan had added lime when he was planting the oat seed - and he thought he'd been generous. He added +/-300kgs to a hA.
Ha!! The results indicate that he (still) needs to add at least two tons!!
So, it wasn't just the lack of water that caused our oat harvest to be a failure. It was also that the soil imbalance was too great.
|Potatoes growing in pots full of alpaca|
poo. On the bottom right are butternut
seedlings in a pot - and they're almost
ready to transfer to their designated
Then, whilst we were at it, we had the alpaca poo tested. I have been getting amazing results from whatever I am growing in it (I have potatoes growing in neat alpaca beans at the moment, and they are doing briliiantly), but I was interested to see the actual figures.
|The results of our ground alpaca poo|
The gentleman from the laboratory was so impressed with the alpaca poo results! He made us an offer we can't refuse...