Straw In Garden Soil - Knowledgebase Question

Lebanon, PA
Question by whk48
October 13, 2000
I am prepairing my veg.garden for the end of the season,is
it ok to till in some straw? I had heard somewhere not to
use straw.


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Answer from NGA
October 13, 2000

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Straw is fine as a source of organic matter as a soil amendment but it may jam up your tiller somewhat unless it has rotten down a bit. You should also look into running some basic soil tests to see what other amendments your soil might (or might not) need for the coming season.

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