Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
ELISADENK's Photo ELISADENK Posts: 11,354
1/4/12 9:17 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Interesting.....

Leader for Perimenopause to Menopause: What Should You Expect Team www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=35537


Co-leader for Prophetic People: www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=19005



Elisabella's: Encouraging and Enlightening


 current weight: 130.0 
 
165
155
145
135
125
CLCCOOL's Photo CLCCOOL Posts: 7,982
1/4/12 7:41 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
In containers, I would. In my gardens & yard for that matter, I don't rake my leaves or the dead growth, I let it cover my ground, which actually produces a richer & more moist soil in the spring, when I do rake. So, you might actually put a layer of leaves or dead grass on top of the pots, before you cover them. Then before planting, definately "stir" the soil.

:) GO COLORADO ROCKIES!!! UR#1


Leader: Colorado Rockies Baseball Team!

Leader: Official Colorado Springs Team

Leader: Colorado Springs Sparkies


 current weight: 152.0 
 
192
175.25
158.5
141.75
125
SHARJOPAUL's Photo SHARJOPAUL Posts: 33,850
1/4/12 7:28 P
Online Now  • ))
My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
You could use cord or bungees to tie the plastic around the top of the pot.

ELISADENK's Photo ELISADENK Posts: 11,354
1/4/12 7:22 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon

I have a bunch of plastic I can use. Usually wind comes with the rain. That's the trickier part.

Leader for Perimenopause to Menopause: What Should You Expect Team www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=35537


Co-leader for Prophetic People: www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=19005



Elisabella's: Encouraging and Enlightening


 current weight: 130.0 
 
165
155
145
135
125
SHARJOPAUL's Photo SHARJOPAUL Posts: 33,850
1/4/12 6:34 A
Online Now  • ))
My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Any time water runs completely through the pot, nutrients can be leached out. So covering them would be a very good idea.

HOUNDLOVER1's Photo HOUNDLOVER1 Posts: 8,862
1/3/12 11:07 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I would think it does to some degree. I would cover them.
Birgit

BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN OTHERS.

http://whippetsandducks.weebly.com/




 Body Fat %: 16.0
 
23.6
21.7
19.8
17.9
16
ELISADENK's Photo ELISADENK Posts: 11,354
1/3/12 10:26 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Do I need to protect my good soil from heavy rains?

I have a container garden. Some of the containers have good soil but no plants (yet).

Does the heavy rains leach out the nutrients?

Leader for Perimenopause to Menopause: What Should You Expect Team www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=35537


Co-leader for Prophetic People: www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=19005



Elisabella's: Encouraging and Enlightening


 current weight: 130.0 
 
165
155
145
135
125
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Organic Gardeners General Team Discussion Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Colliodial Silver for gardening 9/23/2015 6:25:13 AM
Seed Starting 8/16/2015 4:50:15 PM
What do you use to fertilize your gardens? 4/12/2016 10:16:04 AM
My beloved apple tree :-( 4/28/2016 11:28:27 PM
Did you try anything new this year? What worked? 10/27/2015 6:46:35 PM

Related Topics: Natural Methods for Deterring Garden Pests  

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12953x45807584

Review our Community Guidelines


x Lose 10 Pounds by October 6! Sign up with Email Sign up with Facebook
By clicking one of the above buttons, you're indicating that you have read and agree to SparkPeople's Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and that you're at least 18 years of age.