Post-construction quality and depth provides improved onsite management of stormwater flow and water quality. It involves amending the disturbed soils with compost in the post development landscape to help reestablish a healthy soil ecosystem. This BMP is required for all sites.
Yard trimmings are a beneficial soil amendment that supply plant nutrients and organic matter. They have been successfully used in the production of a variety of annual and perennial crops in Washington State. From deciding whether to use yard trimmings on your farm to learning how to calibrate applications, this publication takes you through the process of fertilizing your farmland with yard trimmings.
Dan Sullivan, Craig Crogger, Andy Bary |
Jun 2016 |
Q: Hello, I live in Bend and have a south-facing back yard that really heats up in the sun. I'd like to plant a tree that will provide a canopy of shade and prefer deciduous for this purpose. Can you suggest one or more that will do well here?